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.

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.

NOTES FROM A BEAUTIFUL, DIFFICULT LIFE
For me, depression is something like this.

ON BRAVERY, TRAVEL WRITING, & TAKING MY OWN ADVICE
As of now, I’m a full-time travel and inspirational writer.

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.

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN PARIS, FRANCE?
When in Paris…do as the locals do.

HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO SPEND A MONTH IN PARIS?
My budget for one month in my favorite European city.

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.

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.