India, Fall 2012 India is in a perpetual state of celebration. In the fall of 2012, I spent five months living there and there were endless excuses for fireworks, drumming, processions, music, dancing, and generally cheery behavior. It usually involved worship of a specific God or Goddess, but sometimes it was just for the New … More #TBT Milky Treats Under the Invisible Stars
They say a picture paints a thousand words. The picture above paints a thousand feelings for me. It captures that complete euphoria, that energy, that life I feel when I travel and explore. This one photo says it all for me. Standing way up high above a beautiful old European city as the sun casts its … More Why Don’t We Value Travel More?
India, Fall 2012 While on holiday in the Himalayas, we spent a few days in Dharamshala, home of the Tibetan government in exile. It was mountainous, quiet, and beautiful, and it evoked a sense of isolation, as if you were cut off from the rest of the world. I was thrilled to be there, soaking … More #TBT Every Culture Has a Cure-All
Armenia, July 2015 While I was traveling in Armenia, we stopped at a monastery in the middle of nowhere outside of Yerevan. There seemed to be some sort of ceremony happening inside of the church, but we couldn’t quite tell what it was. There was also a man across the courtyard from us with a … More #TBT The Chicken in a Bag
5 Secrets to Confident Solo Travel I recently returned from a three-month solo journey traveling through Europe and Eurasia. While on the road, I (a 23-year old petite single female) was continuously praised for being so brave to travel alone. I realized that while for some of us a post-grad backpacking trip is a rite of … More 5 Secrets to Confident Solo Travel
Welcome to my new #ThrowbackThursday series! As I’m currently trying to be “normal” with a “real job” and all that fun stuff, I’ve decided to do a throwback to all of those little stories that never made it into my blog while I was on the road, the ones that made me smile and laugh, … More #TBT A Game of Frisbee in the Himalayas, and a Cow
My summer adventures came to an end in late September with one last stop in the UK. I spent a couple of weeks in London and Cambridge catching up with friends and family, relaxing, doing some parkour research, training, and wandering around one of my favorite cities. It felt so great to be back in the UK … More Last Stop (for now): London & Cambridge
If you enjoyed my post about the week I spent exploring Vienna, check out this video where you’ll see some incredible views of the city and some of the parkour training I got up to while I was there!
Earlier this summer, I saw a post on Facebook about a girls parkour jam happening in Vienna and I thought, hey, I’ve never been to Vienna – what a great excuse to go! To which my mother responded, “You know, most people go to Vienna for the architecture… music… wine… art…. not parkour.” As I began … More One Week in Vienna
Check out my latest video of my summer travels! If you’ve been keeping up with my posts about the amazing time I had in Croatia, you’ll be able to see a lot of the spots I went to in this video. Enjoy!