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 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!
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
Hi everyone! Today I am talking about the second part of my trip in South East Asia (SEA) covering Thailand and Malaysia. If you missed part one check it out here. After leaving Hoi An, we made our way over to Bangkok, Thailand. As a note, we flew between every destination in Asia for speed … More South East Asian Adventures Part II
Coming to the decision to put aside van life for a little while longer was difficult. I was having thoughts of “Well maybe I should take the safer route and build a sustainable income, save up, and then dive in full force. My financial and living situation must be better down the line.” Of course, … More Moving to The City From The Countryside
Hi friends! Today’s topic of discussion is my recent trip to South East Asia. My brother, Felix, and I traveled for all of May and June, 3 weeks of which were spent in SEA. While we were there we also got to see the fabulous Marta, who will also have a blog post about her … More South East Asian Adventures
Since the 1990s, Peace Corps Volunteers around the world have been carrying out a little something called Camp GLOW: Girls Leading Our World. This year, me and my fellow volunteers carried out our second annual Camp GLOW for our region of Timor-Leste, and it was fabulous! Each country does it a little differently, but ours … More Camp GLOW: Liquica Style
You woke up before the crack of dawn to catch your flight home, you rush to the airport, and you discover your flight is delayed by 7 hours. You’re sitting on the beaches of Punta Cana with one too many empty margarita glasses next to your beach chair, and it’s only 11am. You have met … More Why It’s Important to Maintain Your Spiritual Practice While Traveling