Flash Memoir: Conversations with Rocks

There is a desired solitude one can find up on the mountain side. A place for contemplation, reflection, and... "OH, COME ON!  YOU. ASS. HOLE!" Thud... Thud... Thud.  The rock eventually stopped rollin...

Guest Post: Part-time Expat Louise Sportelli

I had the pleasure of connecting with Louise Sportelli-- a coaching and training pro working with individuals and businesses all over the U.S., and who lives as a part-time expat in Italy. We take a closer loo...

Guest Post with Entrepreneur Daijie Huang

Recently I spoke with Daijie Huang- a world traveler, mother, and entrepreneur. In the midst of launching a new travel app, Daijie has taken some time out to speak with me about her travel story and the importa...

How to Springbreak Seattle

Spring time in the Northwest still consist of layers, gortex, and, well... rain. Last year during Spring Break, I ran off to central Mexico with 2 friends for an epic week-long road trip through the highlands. ...

5 Must Do’s Before Moving Abroad

Over the past few weeks, I have been slowly putting together this list of 5 Must Do's Before Moving Abroad, as a helpful list for others, but also as a way to help me prioritize my many tasks in preparation for...

Best Week Ever: Long Work Weeks and Plane Tickets

Happy Monday, everyone! {yes, yes, I know a little late, but let's pretend it's Monday.} I am pleased to share with you that I have a proper day off today! No full time job, and no part time job. Just pure lazi...

The Houseless Experiment: Weekly Round Up 4.0

Hello my dears! It is time yet again for the Weekly Round Up: October 24th-30th. This week is kind of a big deal since tonight {as I write this} is the 30th consecutive day I have been experimenting with house...

America The Beautiful Day 3: The Grand Staircase

Our third day exploring the canyons had us driving through breathtaking scenery, and we couldn't help but feel in awe, if not insignificantly small, as we experienced millions of years of geological evolution b...

America The Beautiful Day 2: Zion National Park

**WARING** Majorly inspiring and bad-ass photo overload below, thanks to Beth Olson Creative. At 6am we collected ourselves and hiking gear as best we could in the glow of our cellphones and headed back to Zio...

A Magical Mexico Road Trip pt.2

"Don't drink the water!"   "Aren't you scared of getting kidnapped??"  "Wait, you and two other females are driving through Mexico?? Why?" Yes, these are some of the comments I received upon informing people...