You Can Take the Trip of Your Dreams

You Can Take the Trip of Your Dreams

When I announced that I’d be leaving my job to travel full-time the responses were mixed and varied ranging from the high five to the wistful I wish I could, to disbelief (How will you afford it?), to downright fear and trepidation for my safety. Travel Can Be...
It All Began with Chicago: My First Solo Travel Experience

It All Began with Chicago: My First Solo Travel Experience

I dreamt of Chicago for years. Mostly in the way we dream of places we’re not so sure we’ll get to go. While working with Air Jamaica (for the uninitiated, that’s the former national airline of Jamaica), Chicago was one of those destinations I always...
First Impressions of Tokyo

First Impressions of Tokyo

I began this post as I prepared to sleep sit through the eight-hour bus ride from Tokyo to Fukui on Tuesday night (May 1st). It was an ideal time to pause for a bit of reflecting. Japan has been interesting. For starters, I spent the first 4 or so days in...
Cape Town: What to Know Before You Go

Cape Town: What to Know Before You Go

Psst! Grab the audio here if you don’t have time to read. As I wrap up my week-long stay in Cape Town, South Africa, I can’t help but reflect on the mishaps of the days prior, all the things I wish I’d known beforehand. From getting to the airport...
The Start of Something New

The Start of Something New

Psst! Grab the audio here if you don’t have time to read. Serendipity A year ago, almost to the day, I read an article in the Emirates Airlines in-flight magazine, Open Skies. The article was about a photographer who walked away from the comfort of her day...