Tag Archives: Generalized Anxiety

My Most Difficult Travel Decision

june 2016

I’m not flying to Spain today. I know what you’re probably thinking. “Blond Wayfarer is a coward.” “She’s letting terrorists win.” “What a typical fearful American.” “Doesn’t she realize Belgium isn’t Spain? They’re 900 miles apart.” This post comes at a very unfortunate time, given the recent terrorist attacks in Brussels, and I debated posting […]

The Fearful Flyer’s Guide to Long Haul Flights

The Time I Fell Off a Bike in the Aran Islands

Fearful Flyer’s Guide to Long Haul Flights I’m scared to fly, but do anyway. I book flights lasting 7, 8, even 9 hours. This happens multiple times a year. Say what? Yup. Flying makes my stomach turn. Yet somehow I’m always suffering on a plane, sailing across an ocean, to somewhere far away. You’re probably […]

Scared to Travel? Book Tours for Solo Travelers

Let’s talk about tours for solo travelers! Guided tours aren’t necessarily horrible and fake ways to travel. Booking tours for solo travelers is a great idea! There, I said it. Encouraging guided tours is probably one of the more controversial opinions I’ve stated on this blog, but what’s the point of blogging if you’re not […]

Why I Still Travel Despite My Flying Fear

how to create a travel blog

For me, flying is not easy. I decided the “travel blog world” needed a bit more honesty about flying fears and how they affect potential/current travelers. As an avid reader of these blogs since 2012, one thing I noticed was most writers wrote about upcoming trips with excitement, passion, and pure confidence. Of course they […]

6 Things Fearful Flyers Hate Hearing

Bled, Slovenia

Things Fearful Flyers Hate Hearing As someone who experiences both a sick stomach and sweaty palms inside an airport and especially on a plane, I need a lot of courage to travel as much as I do. I’m not alone. Many travelers have a fear of flying and cope with their anxiety in many different […]