Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

How I Discovered Myself Again in Utklippan


I re-discovered myself in Utklippan. I don’t lightly say that either. Have you ever had a clear epiphany, a moment when you thought, “I can do so much more with my life?” And then promise yourself you’ll do better in the future? I had that realization while spending the night on Utklippan, an uninhabited island […]

My Greatest Travel Fear

my greatest travel fear

Public Service Announcement: All photographed food tasted divine and resulted in no illnesses. Fear sucks. My greatest travel fear sucks even more. Okay, I’ve debated posting about this topic for a few weeks now, but resisted temptation. First of all, I wasn’t sure whether or not my greatest travel fear teetered into “too emo territory.” […]

43 Tips for Fearful Flyers

43 tips for fearful flyers

43 Tips for Fearful Flyers My tips for fearful flyers post needed to be written, for my own benefit as much as yours. A single lousy voyage destroyed my confidence in planes. Destroyed it. I was on a transatlantic flight to Rome, and out of nowhere, heavy turbulence struck us. I’m talking overhead compartments springing […]

29 (Incredible) Ways How Traveling Changes You

how traveling changes you

How Traveling Changes You How traveling changes you is profound and sometimes difficult to describe in words. So I’ll start with how I feel today. I turn 29 on May 7th. I don’t know how I feel about my approaching birthday. I’ve heard hitting 30 makes you more confident about yourself, lots of my friends […]

Nervous Girl’s Guide to Meeting People while Traveling

nervous girl's guide to meeting people while traveling

Wanna Meet People while Traveling? Many of my readers have told me they feel nervous about solo travel. This is understandable. Even though I’ve gone on a whopping eight trips alone, I don’t think the jittery travel nerves ever completely disappear. I still question my sanity whenever I book a plane ticket and know no […]