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
An opportunity to travel with my best friend Raen as presented itself to me. This summer, we will begin a journey west. 2 gals, 1 car, infinite possibilities. We spent last Saturday dreaming up our intentions for the adventure, our visions combining and resonating with each other. We haven’t travelled a long distance with each … More Dreaming up another big road trip
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
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]
Written by Lauren Have you ever experienced a lull in the middle of one of the four seasons? If you are currently residing at the Western hemisphere, it is the heart of winter, and it is easy to fall susceptible to hibernation mode or a tint of seasonal depression, similar to myself. Let’s be … More How to Embrace the Set Mode of the Season
I’ve followed a few special travelers on YouTube for the past few years, getting to know their values and personalities while watching them grow as humans and as creators. I’d love to share my favorites with you all. I encourage you to give their videos a look because you never know how much you’ll learn, … More My 4 Favorite Travel Vloggers
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?
I took a little break from writing on here because, let’s be honest… Life in Peace Corps is tough. I’ve been meaning to write more on mental health and taking care of yourself, but being in the deepest of ruts, I couldn’t see myself writing anything worth the read. However, I have recovered quite a … More You’re Resilient, Babe!
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
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