Swiss walking path

Inspiration

1,500 KILOMETERS LATER: A STORY OF CYCLING ACROSS FRANCE
An emotional pilgrimage.

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

SOLO TRAVEL IS HARD. DO IT ANYWAY.
If what you want is a life of travel, don’t let being alone stop you.

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

HOW TO PACK UP, TAKE OFF, & EXPLORE THE WORLD BY BIKE WITH SHIRINE TAYLOR
One girl’s journey around the world on two wheels.

Travel Tips

EVERYTHING YOU EVER WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT MY DIGITAL NOMAD LIFE, 2016 EDITION
All your location independence, solo lady travel, and digital nomad questions answered.

HOW MUCH DO DIGITAL NOMADS SPEND PER MONTH?
A handful of full-time travelers spill the beans.

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 I GOT SWISS RESIDENCY (WITHOUT GETTING MARRIED, GOING BACK TO SCHOOL, OR GETTING A JOB)
One girl’s route to legally stay in Europe as a non-European.

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.

HEY FULL-TIME TRAVELER, HOW DO YOU PLAN FOR THE FUTURE?
What about retirement, you crazy hippie?

HOW TO TRAVEL EUROPE FOR $2,000 A MONTH
Real budgets for adventures in France, Scotland, Switzerland, and more.

Ask a Local

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN VERONA, ITALY?
The insider’s guide to Verona.

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN NAPLES, ITALY?
Where to eat, what to do, and how to stay safe.

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN PRAGUE, CZECH REPUBLIC?
Do as the locals do in Prague.

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN LUCERNE, SWITZERLAND?
One expat tells all.

ASK A LOCAL: WHAT SHOULD I DO/SEE/EAT IN PARIS, FRANCE?
Ooh, la la. Insider tips for France.

Travel Tales

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

ROMANCE ON THE ROAD: ON BEING CHASED AROUND THE WORLD
An unexpected turn.

THE DARK SIDE OF SOLO TRAVEL
What happens when you’re hospitalized in a foreign country?

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

SOLO FEMALE GOING TO COLOMBIA? JUST DON’T.
The scariest place I’ve ever been.

HIKING THE ALPS: TO THE TOP OF SCHILTHORN
My favorite Alpine hike.

Writing & Business

HOW DO TRAVEL BLOGGERS MAKE MONEY?
Do travel bloggers make enough to live on? You betcha. Does it come from the blog itself? Usually no.

THE NOT-AS-SEXY-AS-YOU-THINK STORY OF HOW I MAKE MY LIVING AS A WRITER
Can you make a living as a travel writer? And what does getting there look like?

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.