6 Memorable Travel Firsts

Hey, Y’all! You know those memories that stick with you? The ones where you don’t need photos to recall the moments because they were so profound? Sometimes, of course, certain memories fade, but some seem like they’ll last forever – like these events that make up my memorable travel firsts. Most of these are good memories. Some…

6 Misconceptions about Travel

The other day, my friend and I were talking about common travel misconceptions; a.k.a untrue thoughts about travel and its aspects. We chatted about our thoughts for a while so I’ll be including hers -and mine, of course- as part of this list. Some of these I’ve always known to be misbeliefs, while the rest…

The Start of Something…

Hey everyone, Happy Friday! Tomorrow I will be moving to Ecuador, South America for 2 months to conduct some public health research. While I’m there, my goal is to learn from my experiences, from those of others and create something that will impact people’s lives positively even after I’m gone. As I do all of…

How to Volunteer Abroad

Hi there, Happy Hump Day! If you’re anything like me, you might want to volunteer abroad for a number of reasons; maybe you enjoy working with people or you’re passionate about providing care, education, and resources. However, doing these effectively requires some deliberation. It’s not enough to go into a community, hand people clothes, food and…

You’re Scared, So What?

I had never been an adventurous girl. As a child, I read books, I wrote short stories and dramas and I loved to be in my room. I went outside to play quite a bit because my grandparents made sure we got some sun + exercise and because staying indoors could get boring. I’d take…

How I Travel.

Hi there! Now, this is a story all about how…I travel? It doesn’t quite work with the “Fresh Prince” melody but I’ll  go with it. Since I started a blog, I’ve been getting questions about “how I travel”. These questions come in various ways but the theme is usually the same. Before I started traveling…

“The path ahead, the path behind it…”

I like to carry my past with me. No, I won’t tell you my life story when you meet me, but I might get round to showing you a photo or two. “The past beats inside me like a second heart”- John Banville In the process of doing my daily back up to Google Photos,…

My travel essentials : Long-haul flights

Hi there, If you’re reading this, thank you for stopping by. It’s so nice to see that people from all over the world read this blog. Whether you stop by every week or this is your first time, thank you, and I hope you enjoy it. So, I’ve been flying long-haul for as long as…

Beach Daze : 7 Most Beautiful Beaches

Hello & Happy Friday! Quick update: For anyone who was expecting a post for the Chicago series, it will be back next Friday. Today, I have something different and I hope you all enjoy it. A couple of nights ago, I was scrolling through Instagram when I noticed I have a decent number of photos…