When I started to plan my trip to South America, the first thing most people would say was, “Awesome! Who are you going with?” When I said I was travelling alone, their next statement was usually, “Really? Wow, that’s really brave.” Brave? Me? Hardly. There are countless reasons why people travel alone. For me, it was […]
I’m terrible at reading maps. I’m in my 30s and still confuse my left with my right. Being directionally challenged is one of my charming little quirks (at least that’s what I like to tell myself) and it made navigating around the Golden Circle in Iceland more exhilarating than I could have ever imagined. M and I […]
It’s practically a given that all of us, at one time or another, have uttered the five words: “Let’s go to Disney World!” When we’re kids certainly this is a no-brainer, however as we get older we start to assume more and more that there’s nothing entertaining for our older selves there. As one of […]
This was the typical conversation that I had with my friends and co-workers: “So what are your plans in Seattle?” “Well, I’m going to visit my friend who’s moving and help him pack. Probably hit up a lot of the coffee joints, and um (pause), go to this abandoned nuclear cooling tower.” Yup.