• Addie smiling on a hanging chair on the terrace

    My 10 Worst Travel Moments of 2019

    It often seems like travel bloggers are living the most fabulous lives. It’s easy to write only about the highlights, and I’m a big perpetrator of this too. But the fact of the matter is that I’m constantly falling down, missing trains, and generally making a fool of myself when I travel. So I thought that this year, instead of writing a general year in review like I have in years past (click here to see the one from 2018, and here for the one from 2016. I apparently didn’t write one in 2017), I’d share the 10 absolute WORST moments from my year in travel, in the hopes that…

  • Addie smiling by the fountain in Mirabell Gardens Salzburg, Austria
    Central America Travel,  Europe Travel,  North America Travel

    2018 Travel Year In Review

    [et_pb_section admin_label=”section”] [et_pb_row admin_label=”row”] [et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text admin_label=”Text”] As I write this, I’m sitting on a vegan cafe in Bacalar, Mexico. This morning, I paddleboarded across the Bacalar Lagoon to watch the sun rise. I feel whole. I’ve been travelling Mexico solo for the last week–something that, one year ago, I never would have imagined myself doing. Heck, two years ago I was convinced I HATED solo travel. But 2018 was a year of growth: growth in my relationship with Daniel, growth in my personal (and educational and professional) goals, and yes, growth in my love for solo travel. 2018 wasn’t easy. It wasn’t a year where the good news outweighed…

  • Addie smiling in front of the Nashville Parthenon
    Europe Travel,  Other

    Healing Through Adventuring // My 2016 Travel Year in Review

    Disclaimer: this post may contain affiliate links. If you make a purchase from one of them I will recieve a small commision at no extra cost to you, which allows me to keep this blog up and running! At the beginning of this year, if someone had told me I would be where I was today, I never would have believed them. In January 2016, I came back to university after my Christmas break. I also started to plan a Eurail trip for my extensive spring break, which I was very excited about. But looking back at my travel year in review? Yeah, none of that happened. The Bad At…