Traveling Alone

  • I Ditched My Child To Travel Alone & It’s Not Abandonment

    My eyes are burning and when I loosen the grip on my passport my pointer finger twitches slightly. Seven days… Just a week, but the pit in my stomach feels like a hole large enough to engulf the entire terminal. I haven’t bitten my nails in years, but I...
  • To Those Who Back Out Of Trips

    Dear People Who Always Say They’re Going, But Back Out At The Last Minute: Stop doing that. Stop lying to yourself and your friends and leaving them disappointed and pissed. When the price was given, you knew your inability to save money and your unnecessary life expenses (i.e. Shoes,...
  • Dear Women Traveling Solo: Maybe.

    Disclaimer: I am not, nor have I ever been, a woman. I slept on the bottom bunk, beneath Katie, a solo traveler too afraid to tell her mom she quit her job as a nanny to a French child who insisted on being Satan. For a month she’s been...
  • Alone In This World & I Love It

    Why you should consider travelling alone. I recently travelled to South America this year. My desires led me to Colombia; from Colombia to Ecuador, and from Ecuador to Peru. Travelling through each country, city-by-city, town-by-town, I’ve seen so much and learned even more. Here’s an expression you’ve probably heard...