Peri-menopausal Woman’s Guide to Language Acquisition

Peri-menopausal Woman’s Guide to Language Acquisition

One would imagine that a young woman who started learning Spanish in high school would pretty much have it down by the time she reaches the “change of life.”  Sadly, that may not be the case.  And while the goal- fluency, remains the same, I’ve found that certain biological happenings call for adjusting one’s study […]

Unexpected Travel Lesson

Unexpected Travel Lesson

“Never discuss politics, religion or the Great Pumpkin.” Sage advise which I heard every year from Linus Van Pelt, when the local television station would air It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.  In my culture, we generally heed Linus’ advice.  We especially avoid talking about religion.  However, I’ve noticed that religion is more openly discussed […]

Do Travel Bloggers Make You Feel Intimidated Too?

Do Travel Bloggers Make You Feel Intimidated Too?

Lately I have been catching up on my fix of travel adventure by reading all sorts of my favorite travel bloggers ( TravelsWithANineYearOld, LeaveYourDailyHell, HeckticTravels, GoSeeWrite, and a whole bunch more). And to be truthful, I started becoming quite envious (and intimidated) that these travelers simply drift wherever life takes them and hop countries before […]

Why These 5 Excuses Stalling Your Adventure Abroad Are Complete BS!

Why These 5 Excuses Stalling Your Adventure Abroad Are Complete BS!

Ok I get it you have a job, you have a family, there’s a ton of bills to be paid, blah blah blahhh. I support and understand all those things so I’m not going to try convincing you you’re not really ‘living’ until you’ve taken a Round the World trip or backpacked your way through […]