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From Girl to Girl: Tips for Solo Female Travelers

By |September 21st, 2017|

The most important lesson I’ve learned during my travels is understanding that to travel alone doesn’t mean in solitude. It requires a lot of bravery and strength to travel alone, to learn how to be [...]

When It Comes To Traveling Abroad, Be a Way Maker

By |August 11th, 2017|

A past boss once said to me, “There are two types of people in this world, way makers and excuse makers- which one are you?”  At the time I laughed and didn't think much about it. [...]

Tutoring English in Germany: Ben’s Story

By |June 21st, 2017|

It is one thing seeing pictures of a city on the internet or on TV. It is another thing actually visiting the city in person. Growing up, traveling had always been a hot passion for [...]

Teaching Abroad in South Korea: From Dream to Reality

By |June 14th, 2017|

I opened my browser and typed the words “teaching abroad in South Korea." This was something I have always fantasized about doing, but never had the courage to take that dream further. For a long time, [...]

In the End, It’s All About the People: Internship in Malta

By |April 21st, 2017|

I didn’t know what to expect from Malta and this experience, but because of the people I met, it now means more to me than I ever would have thought... I had just spent 6 years [...]

Is Solo Travel For You? This Pro and Con List Will Help You Decide

By |March 28th, 2017|

Over the past two months, I have had my fair share of solo travel around Europe. Throughout my trips, I have created a list of pros and cons of taking a trip alone. Some of these [...]

Six Weeks in Europe: When Things Go Wrong, Everything Can Go Right

By |March 15th, 2017|

I have to admit, before leaving to spend six weeks in Europe last summer I was nervous- not necessarily about my safety, the long flight, or the volunteer teaching program I was doing in Italy. [...]

Learning a Culture Through Language: Discovering the Untranslatable

By |February 22nd, 2017|

The famous Italian filmmaker, Federico Fellini, one said that "a different language is a different vision of life".  Over a year ago I woke up with a restless sensation that was burning inside of me. [...]

Au Pair Australia: Fear is Part of the Adventure of Living Abroad

By |January 16th, 2017|

“A lot of things in your life will be a jumbled mess from here on out and things you thought would happen will go completely opposite at times, and you’ll start to feel like you’re [...]

Discovering Thai Culture in Darker Times

By |December 29th, 2016|

Seek experiences, not things, seek culture, not just another bar serving frozen cocktails, seek human relationships, not just another good photo op and a clever hashtag. With the recent passing of Thailand's beloved King we [...]