5 neighborhoods that prove Madrid is the new Manhattan.

    If there is one thing you don’t know about me, now you know. I LOVE NYC. It is where I was born, where I grew up, where I worked 3 jobs at the same time, where I danced the weekends away, where I discovered bottomless brunch, where I loved and where I lost.   If there is another thing that you don’t know … Continue reading 5 neighborhoods that prove Madrid is the new Manhattan.

How to meet people while traveling

 In a recent post of mine, I wrote about the benefits of solo travel. Why solo travel is nothing less than liberating After speaking with many fellow travelers, they have expressed both the ups and downs of solo travel and one of those downs included feelings of loneliness on the road. I’ve researched and tried different ways to meet people when traveling and here are … Continue reading How to meet people while traveling

Why solo travel is nothing less than liberating

Throughout my travels, I’ve had the opportunity to travel with others and I had the opportunity to travel alone. I found my solo trips to be quite liberating in more ways than one. Many people are afraid to travel alone, but I am here to tell you how it can be good for the soul. Here are a few things you might discover and my … Continue reading Why solo travel is nothing less than liberating

5 reasons travel is the best education you will ever receive

  “Don’t tell me how educated you are, tell me how much you traveled.” – Mohammed  I have that piece of paper that proves I have a degree. But I couldn’t tell you that I remember half the things I learned in college. I read about history, I studied different cultures, I wrote endless papers about world politics. But traveling to 20 different countries, and … Continue reading 5 reasons travel is the best education you will ever receive

If I waited for someone to come with me, I wasn’t going to go anywhere.”

I began my solo travels back in November of 2015, after a year of debating back and forth of whether I could actually do this, alone. But no matter how many people I spoke to, I felt there was a desire to travel but unwillingness to leave certain comfort zones. The endless restlessness of wanderlust developed for me over time, not overnight. I always loved … Continue reading If I waited for someone to come with me, I wasn’t going to go anywhere.”

Why I chose a life of experiences over things

  This topic comes up in discussion quite often for me, when I explain that I moved to Europe and started my travels with nothing more than a carry on suitcase. “What did you do with all your things?” people ask me. I sold them. I threw them away. I got rid of all my things, because to me- they were just not valuable to … Continue reading Why I chose a life of experiences over things