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Notes On Dating A Non-Traveler (And How I See Love On The Road Differently Now)

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Okay, so let me start off by saying that when I say “non-traveler” I don’t mean my boyfriend doesn’t travel. In fact, he speaks fluent Italian, loves getting away to remote destinations and is super adventurous (he just took me […]

Lessons I Learned Traveling Alone As A Female

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Despite the fact I’ve traveled to countless countries as a solo female, I’m still told every time I book a flight on my own how dangerous what I’m doing is. While friends ask me I’ve ever seen the movies “Hostel” […]

Facing Fears: Conquering Colorado On A Downhill Mountain Biking Adventure

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On a Colorado downhill mountain biking adventure I face my fears of the fast-paced activity, and grow as a person. Here’s how.

A Belated New Year’s Resolution [And How Solo Travel Will Help Me Achieve It]

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I remember recently my now-ex-boyfriend and I were out to dinner, and somehow the topic of the Seven Virtues — chastity, temperance, charity, diligence, patience, kindness and humility — came up. We started laughing, talking about which qualities the other […]

Charlie Hebdo: “I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live On My Knees”

“I’d Rather Die Standing Than Live On My Knees” This is a quote was stated by editor Stéphane Charbonnier of the French satirical magazine, Charlie Hebdo, who was killed on January 7, 2015, along with 11 colleagues by Islamic extremists […]