Philosophy

Keeping Alive the Dream of Traveling the World

Selfie on Bus to Chiang Rai (Dream of Traveling)

Everyone has their goals in life. One of mine has been the dream of traveling the world. Sometimes our dreams hit roadblocks, but we always need to keep our eye on the mountain. Planning for the Dream Traveling the world is quite an ambitious dream. It’s also kinda nebulous. Over the years, my dream transitioned from wanting to fly overseas …

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What Life is Like After Three Years on the Road

Selfie at the Border (Three Years)

Three years ago on January 28th, 2015 I boarded a plane in Portland, Oregon via Los Angeles to London with a one-way ticket to travel the world. I touched down at 6 a.m. at London Gatwick airport, setting foot on a new continent for the first time in my life. Since then, I’ve had a world of adventures while inspiring …

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What it’s Like Behind the Scenes at the Edinburgh Christmas Market

Selfie at the Edinburgh Christmas Market

In 2016, I found one of my friends selling candied nuts at the Edinburgh Christmas Market. He looked to be having great fun, so I figured I’d apply to work at the 2017 market. What seemed to be an enjoyable opportunity quickly turned into a nightmare. If you’re considering working at the Edinburgh Christmas Market, or just want to know …

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Travel Advice: 10 Benefits to Traveling Solo Around the World

Selfie on the Airport Couch Traveling Solo

For two and a half years, I’ve been traveling solo around the world. I’m not going to lie, it does get lonely. However, there are a handful of reasons why traveling solo is a great option. You have more time to yourself This is unquestionably the biggest benefit to traveling solo; having time to yourself is sometimes sorely needed. With …

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It Turns Out I’m a Millennial After All

Selfie on Landsort ((Millennials)

Aside from the fact that I was born in the generation of Millennials, it just might possibly be that my daily yoga and penchant for chai tea qualifies me for the label as well. Truth be told, I missed out on a lot of what my generation had to offer. Since I went to so many schools, it was hard …

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