Lifestyle, Travel

Why all Women should Travel Alone at least Once in their Lives

When I told my boyfriend Austin I was going to branch off my Paris trip and take the train to Amsterdam and Brussels by myself to explore, he was not surprised. He was a little wary, but mostly happy that I would get to see parts of the world I've never seen before. In past… Continue reading Why all Women should Travel Alone at least Once in their Lives

Growth, Lifestyle

Ditching Societal Norms and Setting your own Priorities

Have you ever noticed that there is just so much conversation and pressure around what we’re supposed to do with our lives? We grow up with the notion that we’re supposed to go to college, get a job, meet someone, get married, buy a house, and have children. While those are all things I want… Continue reading Ditching Societal Norms and Setting your own Priorities

solo travel, world travel, budget travel
Travel

Destinations on a Dime: Costa Rica

As the first country I traveled to alone, Costa Rica has a very special place in my heart. I chose it for the turtle conservation program, but did not realize how much more I would get out of my visit. Here is where I backpacked and what I did, tips for keeping cost down, and… Continue reading Destinations on a Dime: Costa Rica

Lifestyle

The Bad B*tch in the Pencil Skirt

I have always had two fighting alter egos: One is the hippie chick in the flip flops who lives on an island, working as a dive-master-slash-yoga-instructor. She's probably named after a flower and spends her spare time painting and volunteering at the local animal shelters. She may have had dreads at one point in her… Continue reading The Bad B*tch in the Pencil Skirt

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Lifestyle, Travel

Travel with Purpose: Volunteer Tourism

Let me tell you something - wanderlust ain’t no joke. I know it’s cliche, and I’m guessing you know a girl who wears flowy pants and headwraps with it tattooed on her (I’m one of them). Despite that, it is a genuine feeling, like a combination of adrenaline, awe, fear, and excitement wrapped into this euphoric… Continue reading Travel with Purpose: Volunteer Tourism

Growth

Jumping Ship: When to Take the Next Step in your Career

Today the job market is lucrative; employers are looking for people more than people are looking for employers. Millennials have the opportunity to be selective and choose a position that will get them on the right career path. This post is about vetting new career opportunities and when is the right time to "Jump Ship".

Lifestyle, Travel

Travel with Purpose: Destinations on a Dime

Traveling the world is something I grew up dreaming about. I was fortunate enough to go on family vacations to Disney or Cape Cod every now and then, but I always wanted to go further; see things no one I knew had seen before. The thought of standing beneath the eiffel tower humbled me, the… Continue reading Travel with Purpose: Destinations on a Dime