Category Archives: Travel Anxiety

Tips for anxious travelers.

Solo Travel and Iceland: Perfect for Anxious Explorers!

iceland solo travel

Do you wanna travel alone, but the mere thought of venturing out your front door makes you feel all wobbly inside? Awwww, I promise you’re not weird. In fact, your fears are very common! Lots of people want to travel solo yet don’t feel as if they’re capable of managing a trip on their own. It’s […]

Why I Blog About Travel and Mental Health

travel and mental health

This has been a shitty week. Sorry for swearing, but there’s no other way to convey my emotions here. It’s rough, and I’m still feeling overwhelmed by all the news. I know I’m not alone either, given the many beautiful reflections on my twitter and instagram feeds. As you all know, this week Kate Spade died in […]

How to Conquer Your Fear of Turbulence (Like a Boss!)

how to overcome fear of flying turbulence

“I love to travel, but, ugh, I have turbulence anxiety.”  Yup, you’re not alone, my friend. How to get over a turbulence fear isn’t exactly easy, sadly. I’m in the same place as you when it comes to rocky flight routes. Honestly, I think we should start a swanky club, one that meets on a […]

Are Hostels Safe? Yes, Yes, and Yes.

are hostels safe

Believe it or not, I get asked this question about hostels and safety a lot. Way too much, actually! I especially hear the “eek, hostels, really?!” from people who (surprise) don’t travel all that much – mostly fellow Americans who I encounter in my daily life. My people, my people, you are missing out on a […]

It’s Okay to Feel Anxiety Before Travel (And How to Cope)

anxiety before travel

Feeling anxiety before travel? I totally understand your pain and dilemma! As for me, I love to travel. I mean, duh. At this point, I’m passionate enough to keep this blog going for almost three years. But I’m not always excited to pack, hop on the train to airport, slog my way through customs, find […]