How To Take A Sabbatical From Work For The Winter

Welcome to team #boycottwinter Let’s talk winter travel. And I don’t mean skiing in Aspen or heading to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. Absolutely not! I mean, let’s talk about traveling away from winter. And for a long time. I write a lot about taking a gap year or a full 12 month career…

House Sitting For The Holidays

If you want to start house sitting, now’s the perfect time. House sitters are in HIGH DEMAND for the holidays. I’m house sitting in Mexico through December because I #boycottwinter 😆, but TrustedHousesitters (the service I house sit through) has house sits on the lakes in Canada and in the mountains in Switzerland, if that’s your thing. 🏔…

You Can Take A Gap Year With Your Family!

I know what you’re saying… I like this whole “quit your job and travel for a year” thing, but I have children. Well, you’re in the right place! I think that taking a career break is a fantastic way to recover from burn out or flat out block it in the first place. And you’re…

Taking A Career Break: The First Steps

Do you dream of quitting your job to travel for a year, but you don’t know where to start? These 3 steps will help you write out your goals, and turn your dream into a plan.

50 Cities With Airbnbs for $500 Per Month

As you can see, I’m all in on Airbnbs for budget travel. Are any of your bucket list destinations on this list? Let me know in the comments. Save This List – No email required Keep this list of 50 Cities with $500 per Month Airbnbs handy, click here to download it now.    …

Best Kept Secrets of Budget Travelers

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click a link I may receive a small commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks 😉 Do you ever look at somebody’s Instagram feed and wonder how they afford to travel so much? Does she have a Sugar Daddy? I know you wonder, because people…

10 Tips for Budget Travel in South Africa

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on a link I may receive a small commission at no cost to you. Thanks! South Africa Budget Travel Guide Did you know South Africa was awarded Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel: Top Ten Countries to Visit in 2018? I beat them to the punch…

7 Books to Read If You Already Miss Wakanda

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click a link I may receive a commission at no cost to you. Thanks 🙂 You just saw Black Panther, and you wish you could actually travel to Wakanda. These novels, children’s books and essays all set in Africa will take you away. 7 Books to…

Turn Your Tinder Date into a Tour Guide

My first Tinder date ever was in Hoi An, Vietnam with a dude from Berlin. This guy’s plan was BRILLIANT! And I promptly stole his idea. I call it the Tinder Tour.

Now, when I get somewhere new I log on and I get myself a free tour guid. Really. I recommend it.

Wanderlust in Bloom

It’s February and I’m in Delaware. Everything is gray. So I started looking through my pictures of the Good Old Days when I chased summer around the globe and beautiful colors were everywhere. My flower pics cheered me up. I hope they can give you a little boost too!

Travel Scams I Fell For

This post contains affiliate links, which means if you click on a link, I may receive compensation at no cost to you. Thanks! Tourists get ripped off. Travel long enough and you’ll find yourself the intended victim of at least one of these travel scams that I fell for strictly for the purposes of research…

Goal Setting to Help You Travel More

Okay. The new year is in full swing. You’ve set your intentions on self care. Maybe you’ve given yourself the specific goal of incorporating travel into your year’s plans. Now let’s get serious about making your 2017 more travelicious.