The Ultimate USA Bucketlist

The Empire State Building New York - USA Bucketlist

I have been to the USA a few times, but not since I was 20.  Wow, that’s 17 years ago now!!  To help me cope with not being able to travel, I have been dreaming up trips I want to take in the future.  There are so many amazing things to do in the USA, […]

Why Staying in a Hostel for the First Time Isn’t Scary (Even If You’re Over 30)

Private room at the Wombat's Vienna Naschmarket - Staying in a hostel for the first time

When I travel, I almost always stay in hostels.  This is partly to save money, and partly to save my sanity.  I usually travel alone, so if I stayed in a hotel I would just stay in my room and keep myself to myself – I can go for days without talking to anyone.  While […]

10 Things I’ve Learned After Two Years on the Road

Me enjoying Bolivia - what I learned after 2 years of full time travel

I’ve been travelling in Latin America for about two years now; ten months in South America, and 13 months in Cuba, Mexico and Central America.  I am still no expert, but I have definitely learned a few things along the way!  I wrote a similar post about what I had learned after one month of […]