Last Vietnam post! And also my last Asia gap year post…going to save all the emotions for another day. 😉 My final chapter of Vietnam took place in bustling Ho Chi Minh City (also called Saigon locally). My time here was short (a little over 24 hours), but I made sure to make the most … More Vietnam days 28-29: last days in Ho Chi Minh City + Vietnam reflection
Hello! Things have been pretty busy over here as it’s officially my last few days in San Francisco. I’m heading off to Indonesia in 2 days for the second chapter of my big Asia trip, and on top of that, we’ve been packing and getting ready for the trailer (where I’ll join Joe when I … More Last week in San Francisco
Hey blogging pals! As I went through my phone for last week’s photos, I considered skipping this week’s blog post because we had a pretty low-key week. But sitting down and chatting with you all is always one of my favorite things, so I decided to post today with some random thoughts. 🙂 SF “summer” … More A random Tuesday chat
This year has been all about life changes and adventure; and on that note, Joe and I have some exciting news…we got a trailer!! I mentioned in my last post that we were considering moving our lives into an RV, which is why we did a “trial run” last weekend. Well, some of the best … More We did a thing!
This is a hard topic to write about, but I was encouraged to share my thoughts after talking this out with other female travelers on this topic. While I try to use this blog to focus on positive things, I also want to be real in sharing the less glamorous parts of traveling so far. … More Struggling with harassment while solo traveling
I guess I’ll get right to it…I’m dedicating the next chapter of my life to backpack around the world! I’m leaving in 2 weeks, which may sound like short notice, but this has been a LONG time in the making. I just wanted to tell certain people in my life first before they read it … More Sharing some big life news…
Happy new year’s eve!! In my usual blogging tradition, I want to share a reflection post on this past year. Writing has always helped me process my thoughts, and I love ending each year reflecting on the last 12 months and looking forward to what’s ahead. 2021 was an uplifting year, and a big reason … More 2021 Reflection
Today, I want to reflect on why I recently decided to cut alcohol out of my life. I haven’t talked about this much except with some friends and family, but my intention in writing is to share this new part of me and maybe even connect with others out there on a similar journey. Let’s … More Six months sober
Hello my favorite internet friends! I can’t believe we’re already into August. After coming back from our month in Mexico, I basically went into hibernation mode these last two weeks for a few reasons. First, it’s the only time I have before another month of travel. I’ll be on the east coast in New York … More Quiet time in San Francisco sandwiched between travel
5 years ago I decided to start oversharing my life on the internet. I started this blog when I was living in NYC when I was running a ton as I wanted to document my training for different races (see my first post…I feel like I was a different person!). Since then, this has grown … More Happy 5 year anniversary to this blog!