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 [...]
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.
Ahh, the beach. The sound of the ocean, the feel of the sand in your toes, and the fruity little drinks with umbrellas—what's not to love!? I recently traveled to Cozumel, Mexico, with a close group of friends for a little relaxation and adventure. There's something wonderful about traveling with female friends that makes the [...]
Apparently, Iceland is all the rage now! When a friend suggested a trip to the small Nordic island in Winter, I thought it was a bit random and a little crazy, so of course I said yes. As with any trip to unfamiliar territory, I started my research and brushed up on my geography. I was [...]
It's easy to see why people fall in love with the Big Apple—the people, the buildings, the energy! Sophistication entwined with grittiness, midtown traffic mixed with tourists, and the palpable electricity of the hustle.