A move from the small town I grew up in to a new city two hours away where I knew just one person, and only a little bit.
A move from a job I'd kept past college that I was trying desperately to get out of.
A move to a new job that paid almost double, that allowed for long walks outside and freedom.
A move from my childhood home to an apartment on the West Side with two strangers from Craigslist.
A move to everything new. Read More
I write a lot about taking big leaps.
I've written about feeling the fear and doing it anyway, having faith, trusting your gut, choosing freedom and adventure and aliveness.
As it turns out, taking a big leap isn't a one-and-done kind of thing. Read More
This is part three in a four part series, “What Solo Travel Looks Like.” After over a year away from my home country, I wanted to offer advice and a clear depiction of what solo travel was really like for me. Please read along with us and if you’d like to subscribe to my weekly newsletter, sign up at the bottom of this page. (You can read part one here and part two here.) Read More