The Guide to Beating Pre-Flight Anxiety

calm nerves before flying ASAP

Let’s Defeat Pre-Flight Anxiety Although I’ve written a post advising fearful flyers, anticipatory anxiety is truly another beast because it strikes outside of the airport. To be frank, 95% of the time, anticipating a flight is way worse for me than actually boarding the aircraft. Anticipatory anxiety can occur days, weeks, or even months prior to take off. […]

How Scotland Changed My Life

my first year of travel blogging

Be warned! This post is personal. On this blog, I want to be honest and open with you guys, and that means discussing my first solo trip: a 14 day tour of Scotland. Oh, and before we get down to the story, I wanna let you guys know that this post is 110% sponsor free. Haggis Adventures didn’t magically discover my site two […]

Lovely Lisbon (or Solo Travel in Lisbon)

solo travel in lisbon

Solo Travel in Lisbon Solo travel in Lisbon is absolutely amazing. And I’m not the only person who thinks so. Many travel bloggers rave about Portugal’s capital city. At first, I was nervous about visiting here, unsure if my lack of Portuguese would be a problem, but turns out, Lisbon was a beautiful solo trip. Beautiful. Since […]

New Adventure Quotes: What Great Authors Say About Travel

new adventure quotes

New Adventure Quotes That’ll Inspire You to Go! Who’s ready for some new adventure quotes? Me, me, me! And I’m sure you are too! A bit of background: I’m a gigantic book nerd. If you’re here, you already know literature, right behind travel, is one of my major obsessions. (And if you had no idea about me being a “litnerd” […]

Dear Brain: Anxiety Won’t Stop You From Traveling

Travel Anxiety

Dear Brain, You’re only trying to protect me. You sense danger, and then trigger physical and emotional symptoms to stop misfortune. Staying in a happy, warm, safe cocoon at home would relax you. All those chemicals – which make my stomach knotty and my palms sweaty – would vanish if I played the game of […]