10 Things to Know Before Traveling Abroad

Once part-time job hopping, and post-grad what-the-fc*k-am-I-doing-now meltdowns start to eat away at you, traveling might be an option worth exploring while trying to figure it all out. Hands down, travel is one of the most growth-provoking, perspective-shifting, hangover-inducing things you can do for yourself during your lifetime. It’s the one thing that won’t send you away because you don’t have enough experience or degrees. Continue reading “10 Things to Know Before Traveling Abroad”

Expectations versus Reality, a Traveler’s Illusion.

There are so many times in life when we are guilty of creating a romantic, elaborate depiction of what we think is going to occur when undertaking a new venture, rather than being hopefully realistic about a situation. (Including but not limited to, dating someone then relentlessly attempting to fit them into your twisted, incoherent version of True Blood’s Eric Northman, ordering off of the McDonald’s dollar menu, or trying to replicate “boot socks” (why…do I wear them on my head?) and pretty much ANYTHING else seen on Pinterest. All of which I have never tried. Continue reading “Expectations versus Reality, a Traveler’s Illusion.”

Yo, Bike Check, One, Two.

A few days ago, I bought a bicycle to tour around New Zealand.

I hate cycling.

I mean, who doesn’t love the sensation of a numb vagina paired with mild saddle sores? My first spin class was my last spin class. This wasn’t because I wasn’t impressed by my flamboyant instructor and his Lady Gaga/Glee showtune-sufferthon-soundtrack, mind you. Continue reading “Yo, Bike Check, One, Two.”