Swiss walking path

Inspiration

HOW SOLO TRAVEL TAUGHT ME TO LOVE MYSELF
One girl’s journey to self-affection.

WHAT YOU WANT IS GOOD ENOUGH
Is your dream a simple one? Perfect. No need to make it more complicated or difficult.

REAL CHANGE TAKES TIME
In the past year and a half of travel, I’ve dropped two dress sizes.

THE POWER OF WHY NOT
How to question your underlying assumptions (and figure out that you really are brilliant, beautiful, and capable).

MIND OVER MONEY: HOW A MINI FINANCIAL DISASTER CHANGED MY PERSPECTIVE
I’ve always had just what I needed.

WHY I’M GRATEFUL FOR EVEN THE TOUGH STUFF
Sometimes we don’t know just how far we’ve come until we hit a snag.

Travel Tips

HOW TO STAY STYLISH WHILE LIVING OUT OF A BAG, PART I
In which I share the secret of style on the road. (See also: parts two and three.)

HOW I MAKE MONEY WHILE TRAVELING THE WORLD FULL-TIME
I left my permanent address behind almost two years ago. Here’s the job(s) that make it possible.

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT TRAVELING WITH A DOG
A roundup of the common questions I get about ESAs, therapy animals, and traveling the world with a dog.

HOW TO MAKE A TEMPORARY HOUSE FEEL LIKE HOME
Hint: it’s the little things that make a space feel cozy.

HEY SOLO TRAVELER GIRL, DON’T YOU EVER GET LONELY?
Addressing one of solo travel’s most common fears.

Travel Tales

CONFESSIONS OF A LESS-THAN-SAVVY TRAVELER
When it comes to travel, no one really has it all together.

CONGRATULATIONS, BRITISH IMMIGRATION. YOU’VE OBVIOUSLY JUST CAUGHT A DANGEROUS CRIMINAL.
Welcome to my nightmare.

PHOTO ESSAY: A THOUSAND PERFECT MEMORIES
Photos from a beautiful life.

PHOTO ESSAY: HIKING THE BLACK FOREST
Green, lush, and utterly gorgeous. Luna would like to live here, please.

5 WAYS TO NOT LOOK LIKE A MORON IN EDINBURGH
In which I fail miserably and hilariously at fitting in with the local culture.

Writing & Business

HOW I BECAME A PAID TRAVEL WRITER
Want to be a writer? It’s not just about writing.

SO YOU WANT TO BE A PAID WRITER?
There are lots of ways to make a living off your words. Here are a few.