Expense Report: August 2019 Chicago, Wisconsin, + Minnesota Trip

Reading Time: 3 minutes Until I’m caught up (for now), I’ll upload expense reports for my past few trips this year. Shortly after I got home from Europe, I was packing my little pink carry-on to be wheels up yet again. Except this time, I was on my own and on the way to visit some lovely people I …

Expense Report: June 2019 Scotland, Italy, + Spain Trip

Reading Time: 4 minutes I guess this is the week for finance! Lately, I’ve made more financial goals for myself, my career, and my travels. As a result, I’ve looked more into how I spend, and how I could have more healthy spending habits. Besides, I wanted to write my first expense report months ago… Remember when I said …

When Travel Isn’t Fun

Reading Time: 9 minutes There. I said it. Travel, like anything else in life, brings challenges along with rewards. For those of us that love travel more than anything, we eventually look back upon many of those bad moments with a smile while we’re planning our next trip. If traveling’s your thing, then the positive aspects significantly outweigh the …

4 Things to Consider Before Paying to Volunteer

Reading Time: 4 minutes I will never pay to volunteer again–and neither should you. And when I say “you,” I’m talking about those that have traveled before extensively and have visited at least one country that has been ruthlessly exploited, or more commonly known as “developing.” My intentions with this post are to share my personal experiences with volunteering …