Tag Archives | travel


Sharing My Homestay Love

Earlier this week I wrote about facing your fears around homestays. Feel free to head over there first! “Quieres comer algo?” [Do you want something to eat?] rang through the halls of our quaint two bedroom apartment in the Jewish and Peruvian wholesale district of Once, three to four times a day. A true Jewish grandmother, Adela would […]

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I will travel.

Last week I hosted a five-part series asking questions to travel experts about how they made their decisions to take an extended leave of travel. In the midst of that series, I was in the decision-making process of talking with work about what the next year of my life would look like. A promotion was […]

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Words of Wisdom: Regret

Fear | Sacrifice | Confidence | The Tipping Point | Regret Regret traveling the world? I don’t think so.  Is there anything you regret about deciding to travel the world? No.  Right now I’m as happy as a moonfairy freefalling down to earth, and if I’ve done anything different, better or worse, things would’ve turned out way […]

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Words of Wisdom: The Tipping Point

Fear | Sacrifice | Confidence | The Tipping Point | Regret I took the GMAT, picked out programs and was ready to apply to business school. I had talked to everyone I knew who had applied, gathered all of the perspectives of the people around me and believed it was the smart next move. But then, the […]

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Words of Wisdom: Confidence

Fear | Sacrifice | Confidence | The Tipping Point | Regret “So, you’re daughter’s a little crazy. I hear she’s going to go travel the world,” says a family friend. “Is she though? Isn’t that what we all want to do?”, my father replies. (Words may not be exact as this was retold to me.) I know I […]

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Words of Wisdom: Sacrifice

Fear | Sacrifice | Confidence | The Tipping Point | Regret Google defines sacrifice as to “give up (something important or valued) for the sake of other considerations”. As a twenty-five year old educated white female, I haven’t exactly had to give up much in my life and it’s something that I’m really starting to learn about […]

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Words of Wisdom: Fear

Fear | Sacrifice | Confidence | The Tipping Point | Regret I’ve come to realize that I have a hard time making life decisions. For someone as opinionated and outspoken as myself, you’d think I would have the gusto to just charge forward with what I believe is right for me. But, as I dig deeper into […]

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Travel is

“Travel is little beds and cramped bathrooms. It’s old television sets and slow Internet connections. Travel is extraordinary conversations with ordinary people. It’s waiters, gas station attendants, and housekeepers becoming the most interesting people in the world. It’s churches that are compelling enough to enter. It’s McDonald’s being a luxury. It’s the realization that you […]

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