Traveling alone or with company?

The people you travel with can affect the way you travel and your trip drastically. People always ask: “Aren’t you scared of traveling alone? Don’t you want company and people to talk to?” Having traveled alone multiple times, I’m a huge advocate of being by yourself, discovering what you can offer to strangers and takingContinue reading “Traveling alone or with company?”

How has travel grown your understanding of a place or person?

How has travel grown your understanding of a place or person? Question proposed by Kate  As we travel, we repeatedly put ourselves in the shoes of cultures and norms outside of our comfort zone. Thus, we begin to understand values and lifestyles different than our own. This understanding and breaking out of our ownContinue reading “How has travel grown your understanding of a place or person?”

Be a traveler, Not a tourist

Since interning at a hostel, I’ve started to really understand that you don’t have to be traveling to be a traveler. There are new people and things to grasp right in front of us every day. The question is, will you seek out that amazing experience? source:

The Travel Itch

There’s something about reading travel stories and watching travel video that refreshes my mind every day as I’m sitting in here Boston finishing my final year of university. In between my classes, two internship, Quidditch practices and work, I find a little time each day to surf Matador Network and Couchsurfing to see what adventuresContinue reading “The Travel Itch”

24 hour friends

Once in a while you meet someone that just gets your heart pumping, someone that you click with but will never be good friends with due to various circumstances, someone that you want to get to know and spend as much time as possible with them while you can. I guess that’s the thrill ofContinue reading “24 hour friends”