We are officially leaving TOMORROW – October 7, 2015 – so I thought it would be interesting for myself and hopefully others, to reflect on our packing process. How do you pack for a year of travel? How do you stuff one year of possessions into a single backpack? How do you pack for different … More How We Fit the Next Year into Four Packs
Today is exactly 3 weeks from our departure date. 21 days from today we will be boarding a flight at 5 am heading to Medellin, Colombia. Since we have decided to do this trip, Dan and myself are asked 3 common (and understandably so) questions: Why South America? Why did you choose Colombia? Why did you pick Medellin … More 3 Weeks and 3 Why’s
Travelers always say “it’s harder to come home than go away” and I can’t help but think to myself, after they’ve gone through this amazing experience do they remember what it was like to leave everything behind? Were they just really trying to escape their lives? Or do they actually know what they are talking about … More Is it Harder to Come Home than Go Away?
I’m thinking we shouldn’t have waited until less than our final month in our apartment and final two months in the USA to create our list but I guess now it is creating a stronger sense of urgency than it would have 6 months ago. (I will report back and let everyone know how this decision to … More The Dreaded To-Do List
A couple of weeks ago, my group of friends were discussing “what is the biggest life lesson you have learned this far?” Maybe it is just the point in my life now or what I’m currently going through but this quote by Amy Poehler has really been summing up what I’ve been feeling lately. Reading this over … More Surround Yourself with People who Support your Dream
I got into Tarot in December 2014 so only a short 8 months ago. My coworker Paige randomly said one day, “Hey, there’s a tarot class at this place called the SideShow Gallery. It’s $20, want to check it out with me?” And the rest was history. I bought a Rider Tarot deck of cards, … More Tarot Reading – 7/21/2015
You don’t. Most people would say. I still doubt my decision every day and can’t believe what I’m choosing. Am I being ungrateful? Do I really think the grass is greener on the other side? Am I going to miss it and wish I never left? I think back to that girl who just graduated … More How to Leave a Job you Love
I kind of can’t believe I’m doing this. I never really thought I’d be one to keep or start a blog. I had diaries and journals off and on throughout my elementary and junior high years and even while I studied abroad in Spain and volunteered in Nepal. However, writing a blog never really appealed … More It’s Time to Paint my Spirit Gold