Hello from Belfast: Traveling with Friends


Traveling with anyone can be a challenge if you have never traveled with them before. You wonder if you’ll get along or if your travel styles will mesh. You wonder if you’ll have the same interests or if they’ll be able to compromise. I think that’s why I do so much solo traveling. Selfishly I don’t want to compromise and…

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Hello from Vienna. Traveling with Parents


I have been traveling with my parents now for two weeks throughout Europe. We’ve traveled from Amsterdam to Potsdam to Warsaw to Krakow and are now in Vienna, and our trip isn’t over, we have three more stops after this. You learn a lot when you travel with your parents as an adult. Here are some of the tidbits I…

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Make time for the things you love!


I can’t believe how long it’s been since I’ve posted. The last couple of months have been a haze of adjusting to my new job. Regrettably, I have let my blog posts fall off since then. However, I’m now back and I’m excited. May and June are crazy months for me. The first two weeks of May I was in…

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Safety while Traveling


I’ve spent a lot of time recently having conversations about travel safety. It’s a real concern not just for solo travelers or female travelers but for everyone. Now it’s easy enough to check the travel warnings from the government for certain countries. And yes you do need to be careful wherever you go but should one country be singled out…

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Wodapalooza – Festival of Fitness


Last weekend I ventured down to Miami to volunteer at Wodapalooza, the Festival of Fitness. As far as CrossFit events go, this is one of the bigger venues. Taking up all of Bayfront Park in Downtown, Miami, Florida, this 4-day sporting event provides an opportunity for all levels and abilities to compete on an international stage. Everyone from Elite to…

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Find some hygge this Holiday season.


Ever hear of Hygge? Neither have I, until recently. A couple of months ago I was looking for a new book to read and I made an amazing find, although I didn’t realize how great a find it was until I started reading. I had put it aside until December. I’m not really sure why I decided to start reading…

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