I tend to surprise people with my travel experience. I am unsure if it has to do with my age or maybe the town I grew up in… whatever it may be people love to talk about it.Often prompted by the map that is permanently inked on my arm, or more recently my unusual resume,… Continue reading Why Do I Travel?
“Jen, why get on a plane then?” Because of what is on the other side.
Has a bucket list just turned into an “it would be neat to-do” list? A societal, instagram-able, list of where to say you have been?
Just like tattoos, backpacking is always wonderful in thought, you do it and it really sucks, and after you look at the finished product and completely love it (forgetting the duration of the suck). Backpacking sounds so wonderful- doesn’t it? Greater amount of mobility, life on your back, trekking countries border-to-border, those wonderful pictures of… Continue reading Why Backpacking Sucks… and Why I Will Keep Doing It Anyways