StrangeCreek Campout 2019 ~ How this music & arts festival inspired my life

Given the name of the campout, I’m sure you’re thinking, “Oh my, I wonder how strange it really is..” If your definition of strange is along the lines of “unusual, not like the norm of society, surreal…” then yes… it gets very strange. StrangeCreek Campout was held at Camp Kee-wanee in Greenfield, MA on May … More StrangeCreek Campout 2019 ~ How this music & arts festival inspired my life

Traveler Approved Plant-Based Snacks & Meals To Bring On Flights

What inspired me to write this post was the moment that my Wild Life chocolate pumpkin-spiced peanut butter jar was taken by the TSA on my way home from California. I had bought it at Food Fight! Grocery (a small vegan grocery store, how epic) in Portland, Oregon at the beginning of a spring break … More Traveler Approved Plant-Based Snacks & Meals To Bring On Flights

My Dream Valentine’s Day Vacation Destinations [That Aren’t Paris]

Once again, I’m spending this Valentine’s Day here in New England as a single woman. And that’s fine by me!! Though I do love to travel and I have dreamt about where I would want to go with the future love of my life. Before I get into those dreams, let me tell you what I’m … More My Dream Valentine’s Day Vacation Destinations [That Aren’t Paris]

Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Over the past four and a half years, I have uprooted and rerooted so many times that I’ve lost track. I’ve lived in many homes, slept on friends’ floors, jumped from hostel to hostel while abroad, lived in my car… and I’ve had a great time. I’ve learned about what belongings mean the most to … More Traveling is great, but is establishing a homebase more important?

Forbes Announces Top Travel Trends for 2019

A few days ago Alexandra Talty, Senior Contributor to Forbes.com, posted an article describing her predictions for the top travel trends in 2019.  Based on surveys and research, here (and here) are Talty’s statements: The Caribbean is bouncing back in a big way. Ecotourism is driving business decisions. Boutique travel agencies will continue to boom, offering … More Forbes Announces Top Travel Trends for 2019

The Plant-Based Scene in Providence, RI – It’s thriving!

We may be the smallest state, but our hunger for plant-based food and community is ever-flourishing!  Where do I even start? Perhaps with the best places in the city to grab some vegan grub! Best Vegan Food: 1. The Grange – This vegetarian restaurant has a rustic, yet refined vibe and offers unique brunch and … More The Plant-Based Scene in Providence, RI – It’s thriving!

Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable, While Traveling

This is a concept near and dear to my heart, first brought into my mindspace by my best friend Danielle. Getting comfortable with the uncomfortable may take many forms and its meaning may differ from person to person. To me, getting comfortable with the uncomfortable is a way we, as humans and spiritual beings, can … More Getting Comfortable with the Uncomfortable, While Traveling

I got my DNA tested and my travel dreams have changed.

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.