*This post was written in my journal as a stream-of-consciousness to you, my reader. While feeling isolated in freezing temperatures during the historic snowstorm that left Texas with a power outage and water shortage, I found some warmth when I … Continue reading While I was shivering in Texas, I wrote you this.
There was no one waiting for me at the airport. But I did not have space for loneliness in my luggage. I could not allow myself to dwell in sadness or regret. I was invoking the badass in me to … Continue reading I moved cities. Again.
Sometimes I get sick of eating exotic cuisines on my travels. I hope a handful of you can relate. I LOVE FOOD, and eating local cuisine is one my favorite aspects of traveling – maybe even more so than seeing … Continue reading Living Abroad Taught Me to Love Cooking
A birthday in quarantine will always be an interesting experience. It might not be the ideal plan crafted in my head, but it is certainly unique. I turn 31 tomorrow. Being a birthday enthusiast, I had already imagined myself in … Continue reading A unique birthday.
I was eager to write today because I find myself in an outstanding emotional state. I had originally hoped to keep myself blogging regularly over the holiday season because I went on so many fun travel days planned during my … Continue reading Getting Out of My 2018 Funk Without Hopping Countries
The thing to remember is that not every day is easy and not every day is hard. There are grays and there are opposites. There are all kinds of days. As a couple living abroad, we not only have to … Continue reading This is for the expat couple, struggling.
Some choices feel important even when they are not detrimental to your future. For me, choosing what wine I will buy or the type of workout I am going to do that day feels important. It is important (to me). … Continue reading Digital Nomads – rise and shine.
I am fond of the color green. I am fond of the way it pops up in various shades and hues around the world, never disappointing to inspire me. I have spent quite some time on the mountains recently, surrounding … Continue reading Green.
It happened in Ireland. It happened in Spain. It happened in Mexico. Leaving behind everything that makes you feel safe and comfortable, pushing your boundaries across the world, and experiencing both culture shock and reverse culture shock…Those are all things … Continue reading Globetrotter Anxiety: what you don’t see on Instagram
It is good to breathe fresh air. Crisp and just a bit cool. The air I breathed in while staring at the horizon on a cliff in Inishmore (one of the Aran islands in Ireland: The thrill of getting close … Continue reading My Backpack