The Vancouver Riot- Thoughts and Photos

The Vancouver Riot- Thoughts and Photos

I’d heard it was a possibility but I didn’t think it would really happen. I watched the final game of the Stanley Cup Playoffs surrounded by formerly online, now real-life fellow travel blogger friends at the Railway Club in Vancouver, the first stop on my North American road trip. A smaller group of us, Jeannie, [...]

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My Road Trip Starts...Now!

My Road Trip Starts…Now!

In just a few hours part one of my big adventure finally begins! It’s hard to believe that it was already four months ago that I went on a much shorter adventure to buy the tiny RV that will now take me on a much bigger journey. So much has happened in that time- I [...]

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Life and Travel Lessons from Mom

Life and Travel Lessons from Mom

It’s no secret that so much of my life is changing this year. And it’s got me thinking a lot about people I’ve known, and how they’ve helped shape me and prepare me for what’s next- a U.S./Canada RV adventure and then a huge solo trip around the world. And the person who’s influenced me [...]

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Donating My Hair in Honor of a Friend on Earth Day

Donating My Hair in Honor of a Friend on Earth Day

When I was twenty-one, living in Los Angeles and doing the waitress-actress thing, I made a friend named Linda at a restaurant where we both worked. She was a spitfire- a smack talking, no B.S. taking, teasing, fun-loving career server 7 years older than I.  She was one of those people who went out of [...]

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Cute + Green = Creen! Buying a Creen House on Wheels

Cute + Green = Creen! Buying a Creen House on Wheels

In the wake of my separation, I temporarily began spare-bedroom hopping and relying on friends, public transportation or my own two feet to get where I wanted to go. And while incredibly grateful for it all, I craved the ability to have my new independence reflected in all parts of my life without having to [...]

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The Best Gift EVER- A Friend Gives Me the World

The Best Gift EVER- A Friend Gives Me the World

Yesterday I got amazing news that will change my life in ways I can’t yet fully imagine, thanks to my friend Sara. It’s not the first time Sara has dramatically changed the course of my life. The first time, she actually saved my life. You may remember my last post, where I made reference to [...]

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