Tag Archives: Mental Health and Wellness

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Solo Travel Anxiety: How to Take Care of Yourself in Unfamiliar Places

Do you really, really want to travel alone, but your palms sweat and heart race at the thought of boarding an airplane alone? Do you have big dreams for adventure, but at the same time, you’re not sure how to handle solo travel anxiety? Don’t worry! I’m here to help you navigate those feelings.  First […]

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Personal Essay: Why I Love Traveling So Much

Updated: 26 April 2023 Even at first glance, it is so obvious to everyone who meets me that I love traveling. The idea of travel, packing my bags and disappearing to someplace new, lives inside the brain allllll the time. I mean, I spend my spare time on Google flights, haha. Not to mention, whenever […]

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Is Solo Travel Boring? How to Beat Boredom and Loneliness on Your Trip

I’m frequently asked about solo traveling despite the plethora of information available online and on social media. I’m asked at travel events, sure, but even in my daily life, people wonder about solo travel and whether or not solo travel is boring or even dangerous. Despite solo travel’s rise in popularity, though, people’s concerns are […]

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Solo Travel in the Finger Lakes: How to Plan Your Epic Escape

Note: Cayuga County Tourism kindly hosted me for a long weekend in exchange for coverage. As always, all opinions are my own and it’s my main priority to write honestly about my experiences. The Finger Lakes are a group of long, slender, and enticing lakes in upstate New York. As a travel destination, the Finger Lakes […]

Goals for 2021: My Dreams for a New Year

Who else is ready to leave 2020 in the dust forever?! Personally, I know I’m ready to MOVE ON – along with 99.9% of the world!  Has anything changed overnight? No, of course not. But, considering that the United States has started vaccinations, I expect improvements in the coming months.  Weirdly enough, I fondly remember […]