It’s been six months since I quit my corporate job and headed out just to travel – how I fill my days and what I’ve learned about myself along the way.
Month: February 2019
Traveling long-term is often a dream – but dreaming requires naps. After months on the go and on the road as a woman alone, I’m taking some time to beat travel burnout and rest.
What’s the hardest part of traveling alone as a woman? When you wake up to a giant spider peering at you from the corner of your bungalow.
Everyone on my train is French. I look around as they chatter about which seat is theirs, and wonder if I’ve accidentally gotten on the wrong car, if I’m headed to Nice or Lyon instead of the south of Thailand. Before the train, I hung out with some English peeps from my hostel, and a …
Traveling solo in Southeast Asia is exhilarating, beautiful… and hot. So hot. How I have been trying to keep cool and enjoy the beauty around me, like at Angkor Wat in Cambodia.
Why I love the winding bus rides across Southeast Asia, even the ones full of chickens (especially the ones full of chickens!).
Traveling the world solo with a small backpack is an adventure – but not a glamorous one. How I’ve adjusted my beauty routine and my wardrobe.
Traveling alone in Laos is beautiful chaos – the roads here are full of holes and steep drops, the minivans fly around corners and I haven’t seen one actual bus or even a stop sign yet.
Traveling alone in Laos and learning to soak in the slow pace of the culture here, as I drift along the Mekong River.