Recently, Alex and Bellinda from Wanderlust Marriage nominated me for the Liebster Blogging Award. What an honor! These two have combined their love for solo travel together and are now living life as an amazing nomadic couple. I'm really looking forward to answering their questions and highlighting others' travel blogs. People all over the world are really … Continue reading Liebster Blogging Award
There are some countries you travel to and love, others that you don't really care for and want to leave right away. But none are really boring or forgettable, at least to me. One of my least favorite countries to date has been Bolivia. It's the third poorest country in Latin America where most roads are … Continue reading Salar de Uyuni: A Journey in Photographs
Talking with one of my friends a few weeks ago, I expressed how there were so many things I still wanted to do in life. Her bright eyes widened, looking into mine, and she exclaimed, "You're not dead yet!" I had to laugh at this- laugh at myself. For some reason, it always seems to me … Continue reading You’re Not Dead Yet! Bucket Lists: Part I
As a writer, traveler, and prolific reader, I often consider that I haven't read many "travel books," since I usually don't delve into travel memoirs. Usually, when I go to the travel section of a library or bookstore, I end up thumbing through a Lonely Planet travel guide, or musing through the colorful pictures of … Continue reading Five of My Favorite Travel Books
I first heard of the expression, "buy the ticket, take the ride" when I read Tom Wolfe's The Electric Kool-Aide Acid Test. At the time, while I tripped along the words, riding along in the Magic Bus with Ken Kesey and his gang of acid-trippin' hippies (including Neal Cassady and Hunter S. Thompson), I had never read anything by Hunter S. Thompson. … Continue reading Buy the Ticket, Take the Ride: A Gonzo Kinda Life
Love is brilliant. Love is blind. Love is bold. Love is beautiful. Love is brave. Love is bashful. Love is beat. Love is apparently best described by adjectives starting with the letter "b". But seriously. love is wonderful and amazing and deserved by EVERYONE. I truly believe that our President desires the best for the people … Continue reading Love is HERE
Well, since this is my first post, I thought it would be appropriate to begin with a quote from one of my favorite authors-- who happens to be from one of my favorite countries— Paulo Coelho from Brasil. It's like this: "What do you want? You can’t want to be happy, because that’s too easy … Continue reading What Do You Want from Life?