Cat-calling. Unfortunately, it’s a part of everyday life for most women in America and I am no different. I went to school this Halloween dressed as a cat, and I looked adorable if I do say so myself. I had on a fuzzy black sweater with black leggings, black platforms, a multicolored scarf and a … More Cat-Calling: An Empowering Experience?
Growing up, I’ve been told many different things about my ancestry. I’ve been told I have a little Native American blood, that I’m predominantly English with a little Irish, that my great great great whoever is the late President Pierce, that I have viking ancestors with the name Skullsplitter, and that one of my great … More I got my DNA tested and my travel dreams have changed.
I love pizza. I have always loved pizza and when I first went vegan, I thought that I might have to give it up. I’ve been vegan for almost 6 years now and I have some great news for you… I have not given up pizza at all! In fact, I have found some really … More Vegan Comfort Food Classics: Part I – Pizza
I have some exciting news! As you may know, I recently began working with Vegan on the Map, a vegan travel agency that plans trips all around the world. They only had one tour operating in the states (a trip running from Portland, OR to San Francisco) until I became a partner and got my … More Sneak Peak: First Ever Northeast Regional Vegan on the Map Tour (USA)
Hey everyone! We are getting to the end of the six-month dry season here in Timor-Leste, which means squeezing in the last of the national travel we can do before the rainy season washes away the furthest reaching roads. In September, we went on a five-day mountain adventure, which included angry grandmothers, kind nuns, nights … More From Site to Suai to Same and Back!
It may be my religious upbringing, or the fact that society in general chooses women for this, but I’ve been taught since birth to give and give and never stop giving. I’ve recently had to re-evaluate certain relationships and friendships in my life, and have had to admit to myself that despite all my feminist … More Deep-Condition Your Dry-Ass Beliefs
I have been ruminating on the concept of dating oneself for quite some time. Just the other day one of my favorite YouTube channels, Vice, put out a mini documentary about a woman who married herself. I was so intrigued by her reasoning behind it; it’s a commitment to loving yourself and being responsible for … More Dating Yourself
Hey everyone! This is a continuation of my last post, which described the first half of my little two-week vacay back in May. This post takes place entirely in the city of Bangkok, Thailand, a city that I feel I could live in. Being there for more than a couple of days made it feel … More Malaysia and Thailand Adventures: Part II
I have this cute tendency of truly wanting to like everyone. That’s because I don’t enjoy the negativity that comes with actively disliking a person. But, hey, we’re human beings with layers of complexity– eventually, one of us is gonna rub the other the wrong way. (Perhaps rub a lot of people the wrong way.) … More The Tragedy of Simply Not Liking a Person
(By Kayla) It’s almost 2019 and Earth needs our help more than ever, so it’s time our backpack and luggage contents honor that, am I right? It’s been proven time and time again that Millennials have much more cultural and environmental awareness than previous generations and are making bold, conscious decisions regarding consumption and waste. … More 8 Must-Have Eco-Friendly Travel Products