My Why

Contrary to what it might look like on my Instagram feed, traveling can be a challenge. It’s pretty much never a series of magical moments strung together. But as long as every trip has a few, I’ll keep traveling.


This country has been on my “must-go” list for a few years now, after a friend gushed about his trip here and said, “You have to go.”

Wake Up Where You Are

For me, the question isn’t whether Remote Year is delivering on their promises, but whether I’m taking advantage of enough of what they offer for it to be worthwhile.

Ready or Not

There is almost no such thing as ready. There is only now. And you may as well do it now. Generally speaking, now is as good a time as any.

A Walk in the Woods

When we walked on the beach the next day, the obnoxious part of me wanted to point out that I’d seen sand before. And birds. And lighthouses. I told obnoxious me to pipe down. I wasn’t looking for a fight.