First Step Toward the Next Adventure

As my waiting time for New Zealand was winding down, I decided to do something crazy and have my first adventure right here at home in the U.S. in preparation for the big adventure. I decided to dye my hair pastel purple and pink. Now, this was a huge deal for me. I’d never evenContinue reading “First Step Toward the Next Adventure”

It’s Almost New Zealand Time!

Six months ago I downloaded the app, “Countdown,” and set my countdown for the day I leave for New Zealand to be reunited with my other half. Back then it was almost 200 days until the countdown ended but now here we are, mere days until I take off and I can’t believe it’s finallyContinue reading “It’s Almost New Zealand Time!”

How to Beat That Jet Lag Once and For All

Everyone knows that jet lag can be such a bummer. It can start your trip off on the wrong foot and impact it entirely. I know firsthand what it’s like to get off that plane and just want to curl up in a ball and sleep for days. When I first arrived in Paris toContinue reading “How to Beat That Jet Lag Once and For All”

What to do When a Stranger Asks You to Bike Throughout Europe with Him

What would you do if a random stranger emailed you saying he’d just read a travel article you wrote for the paper and then told you he wanted to invite you on a 1,000 mile European bike ride and wanted to know if you’d like to get coffee in a couple days to discuss (Phewwww,Continue reading “What to do When a Stranger Asks You to Bike Throughout Europe with Him”

I’m Back! Just in Time for some New Zealand Updates!

Well, hey there adventurers! I know it’s been quite a while since I’ve been able to post but I’m finally back with many updates for all of you! First off, it’s almost New Zealand time! I absolutely cannot wait for the adventures lying in wait for me. In just a few short weeks, I’ll beContinue reading “I’m Back! Just in Time for some New Zealand Updates!”

Next Adventure – To the Adventure Capital of the World

Alright, I think it’s time I addressed my next big trip and gave you guys some details.. Drum roll, please! My next trip will be.. A month long backpacking trip throughout New Zealand! Words cannot describe the excitement I have for this trip! How did NZ become my next grand adventure? Easy, my best friendContinue reading “Next Adventure – To the Adventure Capital of the World”

Back Stateside (For Now)

I’M HOME! After one year, eight countries and 22 cities, I’m back in America! It was one crazy ride of a year and I enjoyed every second. So much travel, so many foreigners, so much food. And now I’m back. After wheeling my oversized monster suitcases through Dublin and the airport and then an exhaustingContinue reading “Back Stateside (For Now)”

Dublin: A Last Stop On a Road of Yearlong Adventures

What does a broke American girl with 24 hours in Dublin do? Drink Guinness. Lots and lots of Guinness. I’m on my last stop of adventures here in Dublin before returning to the US after being gone a year and only had 24 hours here in this beer-drowned city. To get here was quite a struggle.Continue reading “Dublin: A Last Stop On a Road of Yearlong Adventures”

Liverpool & Chester: A Day of Chasing Down The Beatles & Resting at Central Perk

“You say you want a revolutiooooon..” I’m still in awe at what I did today.. Spending time walking down Mathew Street – Beatles capital of the world! I went into the iconic Cavern Club and listened to some live music, bought a Beatles’ hits record from the 60s and had the time of my life.Continue reading “Liverpool & Chester: A Day of Chasing Down The Beatles & Resting at Central Perk”