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Author Archive | Rachel Elizabeth

How Scotland Changed Me

Top Reasons To Create A Travel Blog

I was a nerdy teenager. No, I’m not claiming my nerdiness was “cool” or “hip” or “trendy;” I’m merely stating the unadulterated truth. While other kids planned epic Sweet Sixteen parties in nightclubs and went on expensive dates near the beach, I read and obsessed over Harry Potter fan theories online and attended after school choir […]

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Mistake

My #1 Travel Blog Mistake

Soooooo. You lovely readers noticed radio silence on my blog, huh? Since you all adore me, I bet you wondered why – after such a strong start – my posts suddenly vanished in a puff of e-smoke. What happened to Blond Wayfarer? you thought to yourself, sad eyes gazing at your computer. She was hilarious and cute. […]

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The Berlin Cathedral and TV Tower, side by side.

Melting In Berlin

Marx and Engles are not pleased with this heatwave. Hello from Berlin! Right now, it’s approximately 10 pm. and 88 degrees (31 C). Earlier today, temperatures soared to 100 degrees (38 C). YES, 100 DEGREES IN BERLIN GERMANY. Seriously, I was half-tempted to return to the airport and ask if I had mistakenly landed in […]

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Visit Northern Ireland

On Embracing Uncertainty

In my posts about anxiety and flying fears, I’ve mentioned a lack of control fuels much of my personal angst. I’m a literature nerd. I like stories about epic journeys and life itself is a journey, isn’t it? Yet I can’t handle any uncertainty. A fuzzy future = a distressed me. Regarding books, I want to know […]

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visit Northern Ireland

You Must Visit Northern Ireland

You Should Visit Northern Ireland. I absolutely, positively, definitely loved Northern Ireland. Ireland fascinates Americans. Namely because many people trace their roots back to this country. And Ireland is so damn pretty. Yet, for some reason, Americans also skip over Northern Ireland on their trips to the Emerald Isle. I think their avoidance has to do with the negative stigma […]

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