I’m a Survivor!

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My fellow journeyers...today officially makes 52 days until my book is officially released and I couldn't be more excited. From what started as a mere thought has now turned into less than two months from all of us getting the physical copies in our hands. The entire writing process was a ball of emotions, because…

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Embracing Change

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Oh, life! Good old life! One thing I would bet the millions I don't have (yet), is that life never ceases to amaze me with its twists and turns. It is something that took me almost 30 years to truly accept: the simple fact that all things truly don't go the way you want them…

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The Journey Continues

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It's so hard to believe that I've had this blog for four years! On June 22nd, 2016, I made my first post and what a ride it has been since then. I've been to over 40 countries, 5 continents, and have a million memories stored in my brain (and my phone)! I am nothing less…

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Social-Isolation Reflections

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I wasn't going to write anything on the subject, to be honest. As a follower of many travel bloggers on Instagram as well as being a member of travel-related Facebook groups, it's been quite...how do I say it, annoying, to read the conversations (read: divide) that is taking place. One group of people urging others…

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Solo Christmas in Amsterdam

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This past Christmas I decided to spend the holidays overseas. Well, to be honest, the decision was made in Sept. 2019, after scouring Google Flights for various itineraries that fit the dates I had vacation time. As (most) of you know, I am an educator. One of the great things about this profession is having…

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Top 3 Tripods for Solo Pics

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Hey travel family! As you know, I take an overwhelming majority of the photos you see on my blog and on my Instagram all by myself. Last year, I shared a tripod/selfie stick I use in a previous post, but since then, ya girl has upgraded!! Watch my video below to see the recommendations of the 3…

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My Solo Cruise Experience

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This past June, I decided on a whim to go on a cruise, all on my lonesome. I didn't have any summer plans set in stone and realized that I needed to get out of the country. To maximize the amount of places I could see, I decided to search for a cruise. Now, to be very honest, I've never been…

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Best Sites for Epic Excursions

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If youโ€™ve read my blog post, Solo Travel Over Everything, then youโ€™ve heard me mention some of this before and if you havenโ€™t read it, read it now! Excursions! My travels would be much more, how do I say this ummm, BORING, without them. Excursions are an easy way for me to do something I enjoy, in…

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