Confessions: The Road Not Taken

I have come across many forks in the road and I think as I’ve matured, I’ve been rational and smart about making decisions in my life. Safe decisions usually. The “right” ones maybe or even the “standard”. BUT… yes there’s a but. But that gets boring. My personality refuses to be bottled in and playing…

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A Farewell To Arms

After every trip, I used to go back home and dread coming back to my 9 to 5 job. It didn’t bother me at first. I knew I needed a job to fund my travels, of course and I genuinely loved what I did for work. But balancing both has been progressively difficult. My wanderlust…

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5 Things I Learned About Myself From Traveling

“Travel far enough, you meet yourself.” -David Mitchell, Cloud Atlas This is so true in many levels. Travel has taught me lessons I would not have learned if I had been satisfied with the familiar and comfortable. The more I traveled to far flung places, the more I realized how tiny of a place I occupy…

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Work -Life Balance or Not

My biggest travel motivation was achieving that work-life balance thing. It’s such an American concept, I know but it is still a sad reality. In the States, there are no siestas and employees are expected to work more than forty-hours a week. On top of that, most companies have AWFUL vacation benefits or in some…

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Bergen’s Best

Bergen may be the rainiest place in Norway but its charm was more than enough to win me over. I spent a day in Bergen as part of an overnight layover to Prague and I had a great time exploring this historical port city. My Bergen Top Five: 1. BRYGGEN Beautiful Bryggen has become the most…

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