What’s next for this solo traveler

The life of a solo traveler is liberating; it’s incredibly rewarding, and you learn a lot about yourself. But being a solo traveler does make you un-dateable. You are seen as a flight risk, a gypsy who’s not going to stick around, and someone who marches to the beat of their own drums. You are

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How I pack my backpack for an extended trip

This entry is part 5 of 6 in the series Maiden Voyage

Traveling with a backpack as opposed to a suitcase is a different experience. When I used to travel with family, we never left with less than 3 suitcases in total. I hated walking around the airports because inadvertently I’d be stuck with rolling the carry-on suitcase. Blimey! When I finally decided to get back into

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Bangkok

The month before my Thailand trip

This entry is part 2 of 6 in the series Maiden Voyage

2018 has been a pretty wild year for me so far, filled with many ups and downs. I’ve had personal struggles, made beautiful memories, and would choose to do it all over again. With the Thailand trip coming up in a little over a month, there’s lots to think about in preparation for it. In

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Burning Man effigy

Burning Man for the uninitiated

It is Burning Man season again, so I felt it’d be appropriate to give a quick introduction to what the hype is all about. Exposure to Burning Man is one of the side effects of living in Reno, unless you’ve been living under a rock. Every year people from all over the world come together

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