A Day in the Life of a Freelancing Full-Time Traveler

I feel a little silly typing the title of this post, because there really is no daily pattern I follow. But, there are some consistencies in my days at home, and on the road. Freelancing sometimes means rushing pieces for a deadline, even while traveling. Others, it means a dry spell where I have plenty …

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My Best Moments from Volunteering Abroad

It feels like there are a million and one reasons not to volunteer abroad. Homesickness. High costs of travel. The need to work and make money. Conscientiousness about savior complexes and privilege dynamics. But, for all of those aspects above that you should consider before volunteering abroad, there are plenty of reasons to buy the …

What NOT to Do When Traveling: My Biggest Travel Mistakes

Writing about my biggest travel mistakes has been on my list for months, and I’m just now getting around to it. Honestly, it’s because all of these situations involve me looking like a big idiot. But, travel isn’t all sunshine and rainbows. Sometimes, it isn’t fun. Others, it is way too costly, or leaves you …