Not everyone has the same travel dreams that I do, so finding a friend that wants to do the exact thing is just not a possibility. Instead of sitting at home and thinking that I'll never be able to travel because I can't get so-and-so to do it, too, I simply decided to fulfill my dreams and set off on the solo road.
There are a surprising number of people in my life that have trouble flying because of anxiety -- or won't even fly at all. This post shares some personal stories of those who have been able to fly regardless of their fears and anxiety. Have a read for some inspiration.
Saving enough money to travel the world can be a stressful process, and for some, it just causes too much anxiety to even give it a try. I cover some helpful tips and inspiration in this post, so have a read and get to saving!
When you travel in a country that is well-known for bad driving -- notorious for it even -- you might start to worry as soon as your taxi driver decides to answer his phone while driving at 80mph. Turkey is one of the most dangerous driving countries in the world. Here are my experiences from just 4 days in Istanbul.
Obviously he wanted to hear the whole story because people don't really hurt themselves walking. No, he wanted to get to the bottom of it – why I found myself over the previous weekend confined to my bed popping Voltaren pills waiting for my inflamed ITB's to die down, while in the back of my mind I was wondering if I would even be able to go on my upcoming trip to Bishkek because I couldn't walk.
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been using my over the door resistance band gym system that Pat and I brought back from the States for a mere $26 in order to get fitter. So far, I’ve noticed firmer arms, a flatter tummy and a teeny-tiny bit of slimming in the legs (we’ll get… Read more
I’m never really one to count calories when trying to control my weight. Instead, I’d rather hit up a bit more exercise to counteract the bad that I often put in my body, especially when I travel, but as of lately, I’ve gotten into a slump. With working from home and recent ankle/foot issues, I’ve… Read more
Day 102: Keeping out the cold... and disease... and bad stuff that's everywhere.
Enlighten me. Please. Show me where you’re coming from because I just cannot understand it.
My post about scary shit about travel really opened up a can of worms — maybe not so much with everyone who read it, but more with me. All I wanted to… Read more
After breakfast on day 99, Patrick’s dad told us he brought home a couple of flu shots for us both, which is a good thing especially since we are heading overseas in less than a month now. I was casually finishing my coffee when the next thing I know I had a needle stuck in my… Read more