I’ve left Australia months before my working holiday visa expires, and though I planned to go back, I’ve decided not to return to Australia. Here’s Why.Read More
The new year is here, and with it comes the call of new adventure and time to reveal my travel plans for 2016. Fernweh, that farsickness, my longing for faraway places — tugs so strong on my spirit. The end of 2015 it was so strong it was painful. 2015 was more of a transformational year, but 2016 is looking to be a transient and nomadic one packed full of new destinations. It’s time to listen to my heart again.
There is a reoccurring theme with my travels. I work my ass off for months to save and go away for months. But I always come back. No more. Here are my travel plans for 2015, and how I will reach them. After another 6 months of saving up waiting tables to travel again, I’m done with that routine. This year is the year I go all in as a traveler.Read More
It is now exactly 24hrs until I depart on the first leg of my upcoming adventure. A lot is on my mind. That nervousness is beginning to tickle my stomach. I guess this happens to all of us on the cusp of a great and risky endeavor. My goal when I first began saving money for this trip was $10,000 over the course of 6 months. It seemed feasible enough. I cut out all expenses I didn’t need like pumpkin spice lattes (though I occasionally snuck one in), going out… Read More
Earlier this morning I received a notification from my phone and immediately I got butterflies in my stomach. 30 days until my Amtrak trip across the United States, and 30 days until the beginning of a new adventure. So where am I exactly going? What will I be doing on this trip? Why the train and not flying? No worries, I’m here to fill ya in on all the juicy tidbits of this upcoming trip. Why the train? First off, let me tell you a little about the train… Read More
What a wee lil’ lad this blog is, but I feel like I’ve accomplished so much in the past 6 months! From the moment I clicked publish on my first article on this blog, Death: My Travel Inspiration, I knew it was going to set a new tone for what I wanted travelers and would-be travelers to get from my musings. As you may (or may not) know, before re-launching the blog from scratch in December, there was a travel blogging tragedy… I lost everything. As most bad stories begin… Read More