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 […]

Je suis le monde. I am the world. In light of the recent tragedy in Paris, we must remember that we work better together always not just in times of need. We recognize that all lives are equal and mourn those lost to terrorist bombings in Beirut as well. Our hearts go out to the victims and together we will rise stronger.

Je suis le monde.

I am thankful for the environment I am raised in. While I may see catastrophe and fearful images of crimes committed around me through media outlets, it does not lead me to live in a world of fear where I believe my safety is compromised. Therefore when disaster does strike it is shattering to the paradigm we live in. Recently France experienced a terrorist attack against its innocent civilians. Such a tragedy has united much of the world to stand alongside Paris and let them know we are on their side. But what of the […]

Yes Woman! Why Saying "Yes" Will Make You a Better Traveler

Yes Woman! Why Saying “Yes!” Will Make You a Better Traveler

Sometimes silly things stick with you. Sometimes you study so hard you still remember the quadratic formula 7 years after needing it(negative ‘b’ plus or minus the square root of ‘b’ squared…) Sometimes you don’t try at all, but you remember every moment of a first date. Sometimes you remember truly silly things like a Jim Carrey movie you once watched that changed your life. Alright, so maybe Yes Man didn’t singlehandedly change my life, but it is one of those random things that lives in the back of my head. If you haven’t seen […]