After nearly a whole year of surviving out of a suitcase, I'm finally ready to settle down and unpack. This is much unlike my always traveling self, so I thought I'd offer some tips while the experiences are still fresh in my mind. #travel #wanderlust #lifetips @wandergluttony

7 Packing Tips for Surviving out of a Suitcase

  This post contains affiliate links that help support the operation of this website & my travel and food addictions. If you buy via these links I will earn a slight commission at no cost to you. Your consideration of these recommended purchases is highly appreciated. Happy traveling! It’s weird to be feeling relief in unpacking large boxes into my new apartment, yet here I am getting settled in (at least for now.) Although my technical world travels lasted me three months, by happenstance I’ve been primarily surviving out of a suitcase just short of […]

My Journey Through 2015

2015 was unlike any other. My first year since the beginning of my memory where I haven’t spent my year going to school. A year that brought me many notable sunrises accompanied with the tingling of excited anticipation for what the upcoming day may hold. Don’t get me wrong, 2015 was one Hell of a chaotic roller coaster. But despite facing many demons I am proud to tell you I’ve come out ahead. For better 2015 has formed me into a more grateful person who understands the value of sweating the small stuff if you […]

An open letter to the hotel I stole breakfast from in Rome. A frugal traveler's gotta do what we gotta do!

TBT: Stealing Hotel Breakfast, an Apology

Dear Hotel in Rome, I’m sorry. I was directed to meet a tour group at 9am in front of your establishment. You see, my night bus arrived at 5:45 (a frugal traveler skips nights in real beds) and I had some time to kill. After wandering aimlessly, I showed up at your doorstep bright and early at 6:30. You know, just to figure out where I was supposed to be. I was planning on going to a cafe, but from even from outside the building I saw a sign pointing to the toilettes. That’s right […]

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And The Liebster Award Goes To…

Woah! What a week. I’ve had a lot of awesome news these part 7 days, some of which I’m not quite ready to share with the world (NO, I am NOT pregnant.) Coupled with my favorite holiday, Halloween, of which we all got an extra hour of this year I’d say it was a week well accomplished. Thanks for coming through Daylight Savings Time. And hello, November! I can’t hardly believe this year has gone by so quickly, but it’s not time to reflect on that just yet… One of the amazing things I woke […]