I never thought my life was unusual. I grew up surrounded by other kids with similar life experiences, and none of us knew there was anything different about the way we lived. We never imagined that TV was supposed to depict “real life”. We all moved frequently, and most of us were taught at... Continue Reading →
Sometimes my life is a literal comedy of errors. Sometimes this is my fault, sometimes it's someone else's, and sometimes it's just the universe laughing at me. Now I've put that out there, let me tell you about my recent travels. Apparently, absent-mindedness is genetic. I misplace things constantly, and suddenly remember a task I... Continue Reading →
It's a bit weird taking an impromptu trip and hearing that people are excited to read the blog posts about it. On the one hand, it's really cool. People read my blog, and seem to enjoy it enough to want more. On the other hand, is my anxiety. I try not to listen to my... Continue Reading →
Airports are weird. You're neither one place, nor the other. Because of airports, we set foot on foreign soil before we technically arrive in foreign countries. Airports might be the closest this world comes to neutral territory anymore. No one is at home when they are at an airport. And yet, spend enough time in... Continue Reading →
(Yes, I totally did that on purpose, because it makes me feel clever.) It came to my attention one day while having a gif war on Messenger with my sister, that it is eerily easy to find a relate-able Jack Sparrow gif. (Last time. I promise.) Anyways, I figured I might as well share a... Continue Reading →
So I was sitting on the couch with my little sister, who recently got home from a backpacking trip in Spain (I know, I'm jealous too) and somehow we got on the topic of our travel mishaps, of which there have been plentiful. And my sister said that I should write a blog post with... Continue Reading →
So I made a realization earlier while reading yet another travel blog post about how much travelling and going to new countries and cultures has changed how the blogger saw the world. Studying abroad didn't change my life. Cue le gasp. But it's true. And I know why. I didn't have a "normal" childhood. I didn't... Continue Reading →
A wonderful post by one of the best travel buddies out there! Self image is a struggle everyone goes through, and nothing highlights insecurities like travel. All I can add, is an out of context but perfect quote from the Bard: "To thine own self be true."