People doing cooler shit than you 

(and me for that matter) So I thought that I was a pretty badass traveler, with the whole traveling for a year thing and living out of one suitcase nonsense that is hard to imagine for many people. But then I’ve met some other people along the way who have made my year seem like kid... Continue Reading →


Dating Abroad: Locals v Expats

One thing that I kinda figured (/assumed) would happen while traveling the world is that I would meet some international man of mystery from an exotic country, fall in love and then move to one of his estates  (and then have the whole “happily ever after” thing). Well… it’s been 8 months on the road,... Continue Reading →

Dating via Google Translate

Living, working, traveling (and dating) around the world means getting to experience alllll of the cultures and alllll of the languages. This can be a bit troublesome at times, but it’s more hilarious than anything when you literally have to rely on Google Translate to keep the conversation going. (#tbt to a blog post I... Continue Reading →

LDW – Montenegro

"Instead of wondering when your next vacation is, maybe you should set up a life you don't need to vacation from." - Seth Godin I just got home from one of the most amazing places I had never heard of, and saw this image and quote when I opened a new tab on my computer... Continue Reading →

You’ll Never Know

**Guest Post by Kelli Lampkin** This is a transcript of a piece performed for The Moth on National Public Radio in Boston May 2016 I recently went on a tinder date with a failed VH1 reality dating show contestant.  It started out with a little harmless swiping, one thing led to another, and next thing... Continue Reading →

Do we ever stop dreaming?

The past few months of my life have left with me experiences that I’ve had to pinch myself and ask if this is real.  This year has undoubtedly been filled with life-long memories that I’ll never forget, full of things that many people can only dream about. It’s easy to forget that when I get... Continue Reading →


I wasn't clever enough to come up with Praugust (Prague in August, lol) but one of my RY friends did (Kelly maybe?) and it stuck for the month we spent czeching out the city (lol to another dad joke I obviously didn't come up with). Our month in London was a bit of what felt like... Continue Reading →

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