You (Really) Can’t Go Home Again

I cried for an hour straight last night. I haven’t done that since my father died. You’re probably wondering what the girl who just traveled the world for an entire year has to cry about. Don’t worry, I get annoyed with myself sometimes too. But Thomas Wolfe was right, you can’t go home again. And […]

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#365BUCKETLIST Week 2 Recap (Buenos Aires, Argentina)

Day 8: Argentine Experience (make empanadas, mate…eat all the Argentinian steak and drink all the Argentinian wine) Day 9: Go to a country I didn’t know existed until recently (Uruguay) Day 10: Authentic tango show in Buenos Aires, Argentina Day 11: Tigre Delta (weekend like a local) & ate fried Oreos at Chicken Bros in […]

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#365BUCKETLIST Week 1 Recap

Welp! Here is my first #365BUCKETLIST recap video. I am the first to admit that I have no clue what I am doing…so I am open to/begging for suggestions! Should my videos be shorter? Longer? Should I include clips from the week? Previews of next? Hope you enjoy this first one! *If you are reading […]

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Mugged In Malaysia

I’m actually surprised it took this long. Seven months on the road and not even a hint of someone trying to steal from me. There was the unfortunate food poisoning incident in Vietnam that landed me in a hospital (scary), but as far as travel catastrophes go, I’ve been lucky. Even now, I know it could have […]

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Bucket List: Be Comfortable Dining Alone

I must confess that I have been dining alone for years…but it wasn’t until recently that I’ve become comfortable with it. In fact…dare I say it? I prefer to dine alone. Well, sometimes. When I first moved to LA, I couldn’t do anything solo, which was a problem since I didn’t know a single soul there. […]

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And I Miss You

I’m homesick. There. I said it. I know you’ve been disappointed in the past. …because I wasn’t. You thought that to be unreasonable, insensitive, callous even. And maybe you were right. Maybe I did shut off some of my emotions for the past seven months. Adventure called to me and I dove in. New experiences, […]

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The TSA Agent Who Changed My Life

I was flying to Los Angeles after burying my father when an irritable TSA agent yelled at me for forgetting to take off my jacket. I peaked up at the gruff man towering over me with tears in my eyes and pleaded, “My dad just died. Can you be nice to me? Please?” There are […]

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