Travel Writing: On The Culture Trip: Top 10 Things to Do and See on the Coromandel Peninsula

Top Ten Things to Do and See in the Coromandel Peninsula

Happy holidays everyone! I know what you all wanted for Christmas: a new travel writing piece by yours truly! While I work on my EPIC Coromandel Peninsula blog post (I’m actually going to be breaking it down into a series because it’s way too long to post as-is), here’s a little preview of what I … Continue reading

Travel Writing: On Pink Pangea: 5 Less Explored Networks To Use When Traveling

5 Less Explored Networks to Use When Traveling

Oh happy day! My first official travel writing piece has been posted on Pink Pangea, the women’s travel writing community. The first thing I do when I’m thinking of traveling to a country, state, city, neighborhood, or side of the street other than the one where I’m currently living is tell everyone about it. Literally … Continue reading

GoFundMe in New Zealand

GoFundMe

The time has come. Tickets are nearly purchased, belongings are being whittled down, and bon voyage birthday parties are being planned. Just one thing left, and that’s to raise funds from strangers so that I can avoid starving or running out of gas in the first few months I’m in New Zealand. If you’re able … Continue reading

Backpacking 2005 – Israel, Egypt, Jordan

Petra, Jordan

During part of May and June in 2005, I had the opportunity to backpack around parts of Israel, Sinai, Egypt, and Petra, Jordan. Here are photographs (some courtesy of ZL, one of the people I was traveling with). The Western/Wailing Wall, a mosque, and a church, Israel Sunrise over Mount Masada, Israel Golan Heights, Israel … Continue reading