Surviving a Solo Road Trip

  Over the past few years, I’ve taken quite a few solo road trips. If you’ve been around for a while, you’ll know that a lot of my friends live in Canada and I like to visit them. Driving is way cheaper than flying, and honestly, the added bonus about not needing to worry about […]

Odd Things I do to Save Money for a Trip

I’ve given up buying coffee on the way to work and almost never go out to eat. Lists that cover things you can do to save money for X-reason, no matter how general they may be, are definitely valuable. If every list you look at has even one idea you haven’t yet thought of, the […]

The ONE Question I Always ask Locals

Looking to explore more off the beaten path travel? Every trip I take, I make it a point to speak with locals. It doesn’t have to be a deep moving conversation (though it can be if the interaction moves that way), but I always make a strong effort to connect in some way. My favorite […]

Hometown Tourism: Commuting can be exploring, too

I love hometown tourism. Given that days are kept at a very limiting 24-hours, and I’m physically unable to add a third job to the roster to help fund my travel addiction; exploring all the corners of Boston has become not only a hobby, but also a deeply necessary coping mechanism. When I learned about […]

5 Stages of Returning from a Great Trip

Just a heads up that this post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links are great in that you can grab the product at no extra cost to you, but I get a teeny-tiny percentage of that sale (its like getting recognition for advertising services  I already love!)   If you’ve ever taken a course in psychology, […]