Originally posted on Adultescence:
Even though I don’t live in Rio de Janeiro anymore, I still love reading travel blogs from people who have passed through there. Safety is a common concern, especially for women. I was surprised to see some misguided advice from well-intentioned people who did not spend long in the city. For…
A traveling counselor’s accounts of losing a friend to suicide
A lone tourist’s travels in Italy during COVID-19.
You’re maybe in your 20s. Maybe you’re taking a gap year or working a gruelling, low-paying job or studying. Whatever you might be doing, someone somewhere has likely told you to “go crazy, quit your job, move to Hawaii, or backpack through Europe”. “You’re in your 20s! Have fun! Go find yourself! Now’s your time”.Continue reading “Travelling when you’re young, not-so-wild and… broke”
We’re the last ones to board the plane. If we can, we’ll show up two hours early at the gate with packed bags and pretty attire, covering up the fact that we slept for two days in a nearby terminal. Funny as it sounds, it’s the type of traveling where we show up at theContinue reading “A Day in the Life of a Standby Traveler”
You may not have already visited Amsterdam but I’m sure it’s on your bucket list. I visited Amsterdam in the spring of 2019 and it was one of the coolest cities I’ve ever been to. The atmosphere in Amsterdam is unlike anything I’ve ever experienced before. I truly hope you’re able to experience it forContinue reading “Travel Guide: Amsterdam”
A two-day experience in the northern Mojave Desert.
Not all travels are glamorous, fun and fulfilling. Sometimes things just go horribly. Wrong. It was my boyfriend’s birthday earlier in May. I was planning a surprise trip with his friend from the Bay Area. The plan was that he would drive down to Vegas, surprise my boyfriend, we drive up to Great Basin NationalContinue reading “A Horribly Wrong Trip”
Finding a hidden lake in Delhi
Conversations with a New Orleans Voodoo Priestess.
A couple’s adventure in one of the African Great Lakes.
Myanmar. The often forgotten country in Southeast Asia has been brought to the center of attention recently. If you haven’t heard of the situation going on there right now, The New York Times has a great article that gives an overview, you can find it here. On March 27th, 600 people were killed by theContinue reading “Kindness in Times of Darkness”
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