Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

Overcoming Travel Anxiety: Great First Time Destinations

Reasons To Create A Travel Blog

Overcoming Travel Anxiety: First Time Destinations Unsurprising fact of the post: I’m not a very brave person and still overcoming travel anxiety. Overcoming travel anxiety is tough. I even have a hard time with it! A lot of people, specifically family and friends, disagree with me. After all, I ran off a mountain to face my fear of flying. […]

Paragliding and Anxiety: Why You Need to Face Your Fears

Facing Fears

“Run toward the edge.” I froze and stared at the small town and lake – glimmering miles below me – and almost blurted out that I wanted a refund for 95 euros. “You want me to run?” I repeated. I pretended to be transfixed by the scenery. Distracted. “Yes,” came the curt yet reassuring reply […]

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 […]

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 […]