Why I still stay in hostels when I travel

Why I still stay in hostels when I travel

“So what do you do with your stuff when you’re going to sleep or going out?” This was a question from a friend who’d never stayed in a hostel and who swore he could never do it. I’ve heard this or similar questions from friends time and...
Dear Anna [Jan 2, 2018]

Dear Anna [Jan 2, 2018]

When I originally mentioned on Instagram that I write myself letters all the time and open them later at a set date (kind of like a time capsule with wishes of sorts) I got some questions about what to include in such a letter. As nervous as this oversharing makes me...
What I Know For Sure After 8 Months of Solo Travel

What I Know For Sure After 8 Months of Solo Travel

These past 8 months the lessons have been many. Some were difficult to learn, others funny, and some just downright embarrassing. Nevertheless, I survived my first 8 months abroad traveling solo and came away with many lessons. Here are the ten things I know for sure...
Control

Control

I have been thinking a lot lately about purpose, more specifically, the manifestation of it. As 2018 draws to a close with less than 3 weeks remaining many of us may find ourselves getting anxious. The unknown is a daunting thing. It doesn’t matter how many new...
The Secret

The Secret

No one is coming to save you. You’re the key to getting unstuck – not a guru or teacher, or some other person who’s done what you so desperately want to do. Yes, there are lessons to be learned from others and there is something to be said for...