Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Emotional Journey of Deciding to Travel
Personal Growth / Travel Advice

Should I Stay or Should I Go?: The Emotional Journey of Deciding to Travel

There may come a time in your twenties where the long-term traveling you’ve always dreamt of finally becomes possible. You have the money, the time, the freedom and the guts. This is very exciting, but in reality, deciding to travel may evoke a lot more emotion than just excitement. The other day a friend of … Continue reading

Ski, Stray, Love: A College Grad’s Search Across the U.S.A.
Guest Post / Personal Growth / Travel Stories

Ski, Stray, Love: A College Grad’s Search Across the U.S.A.

Written by Sara Sweeney Retrospect is a funny thing. Time and change are fluid concepts that never allow us to comprehend an experience in any single way.  As I accumulate new experiences, I often look back on the past and realize I now see things in a completely different way.  Nevertheless, looking back on something … Continue reading

How I Learned to Travel Amazingly Adventurously For Free
Social Change / Travel Advice / Travel Stories

How I Learned to Travel Amazingly Adventurously For Free

by Emily Sussell In my seven months abroad the single most interesting thing I encountered was a thirty-nine page zine entitled “How to Live An Amazingly Adventurous Life For Zero Dollars a Day.” I found this brilliant work on the bookshelf of my second Couchsurfing.com host, Kim, in Adelaide, South Australia. Kim, a permaculture activist, conveniently … Continue reading