Girl Travel Category
I’ve been back from my RTW trip six weeks and I’m only JUST starting to figure out how traveling for six months has changed me. I had hoped I would notice differences on the road. You know, getting calmer, cooler, riskier, freer or just better at navigation. Instead, outside my comfort zone, I was more […]
When Mike and I were visiting my cousin in Amman I woke up with rampant diarrhea. It was like Trainspotting meets Bridesmaids. Mortified, I snuck out to sleep on the sofa. I was nervous that the symphonic range of my stomach noises and my hourly trips to the bathroom would tip off Mike.
Remember the MacGyver episode when he transformed a state park observatory telescope into a canon while dangling from a bridge? Well, I can’t fix a computer with a hairpin and duct tape (I can’t fix a computer, period) but Richard Dean Anderson was the inspiration for this next post.
Reading Us Weekly’s What’s In Your Bag during a 13 hour layover in the Dubai airport, I was struck by two things. First, I must buy nicer handbags. Second, I’m a hoarder. Amped up on four lattes and with 8 hours left to kill, I decided to snap my own (slightly less glamorous) version. SO what’s in […]
Here’s the thing no traveler likes to talk about: globe trotting is hard. Navigating public transportation in a language you can’t understand, eating rubbery food you can’t identify, making budget decisions like coffee or toothpaste, and rotating between three t-shirts that all smell like insect repellent and sweat.
When my boyfriend, Mike, and I decided to quit our jobs to travel the world, friends told me it would be the most romantic six months of my life. I thought one of us would end up in a shallow grave. No Locked Up Abroad episodes yet but here are my lessons learned for traveling […]
I’m not a girly girl. I rarely wear make-up, I still have a full tube of mascara that I bought in 2012. I get lazy blow drying my hair so that it’s always half damp when I leave for work. Jeans with heels instead of flats is my day-to-night metamorphosis. BUT I’m still a girl […]