12,575 miles, 53 days, 31 states, and 1 little Subaru — what a great way to see and celebrate Fall in America! Last week, I made it back home to Austin, Texas, after spending the better parts of September and October on the road by myself. I loved the adventure—the open road, the changing of the [...]
Today marks 100 days since I quit my job to travel full time! Even though it's only been a few short months, it feels like an entire lifetime by since I was stuck in the 8-5 grind, trying to decide how to make a bold move in life. And now, I wake up every day [...]
When you travel solo, you meet people. It’s one of the things I love most of all about traveling by myself. Don’t get me wrong, there’s a lot of alone time – even in the midst of a crowd, you can easily avoid eye contact and blend-in with the masses if you choose – but [...]
Hello, friends! If you're following along with my adventure on Facebook or Instagram, you'll see I'm a couple of weeks into my travels - but still at the front part of my blog! I'm so linear with certain things, I feel I have to go in order with my blog posts … but I wanted [...]
Let the adventure begin! What better way to set-out on a world adventure than to start the trip with friends. I'm blessed to have a group of travel companions who venture out each year to international places like Italy, Iceland, Canada, and Mexico ... and this year's trip was scheduled for Scotland! As I started [...]
Whew! What a whirlwind. It's been a little more than three weeks since I quit my job at Baylor and two weeks since I moved out of my apartment in Waco. It's funny how change happens ... you brainstorm the idea, craft a plan, start the ball rolling ... and then all of a sudden, [...]
I knew I could no longer ignore my calling—I had to be bold and brave and step forward through fear to realistically give my dreams a shot.