Upcoming Travel Plans: Frosty Europe Edition

January 29, 2013

Brr. In a perfect world, maybe I’d be headed south in February and March, somewhere tropical (Fiji was nice) or at least not below zero. Fate has had other plans for me though, and they are pretty exciting too. Here’s what Mike and I will be up to over the next month and a half: …

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Japan is Kawaii

October 17, 2010

This article first appeared on Twenty-Something Travel The first word in Japanese that I learned was maybe the most useful: Kawaii (Ka-why-ee)- Cute You need only to spend a day in Japan to see how prevalent this word is. I overheard it uttered about a dozen times a day, which makes sense: everything in Japan …

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The Stairs of Kyoto

October 5, 2010

Back in my not so far away past, I was pretty sedentary. When I was sitting in a cubicle all day the farthest I walked was from my desk to the mail room and back. In my new life walking 3-4 mile or more a day is pretty standard and my feet are definitely taking …

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My First 24 Hours in Japan

September 27, 2010

This article was originally published on Twenty-Something Travel I am here! In Japan! It’s busy and crazy and kind of surreal. For weeks much of my anxiety has surrounded the first few days of this journey- that jetlagged time where I didn’t have my bearings yet before I found my travel groove. So I thought …

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How NOT to Decide Where You Want to Travel; or Why I’ve Never Been to Paris

September 27, 2009

This article was originally published on Twenty-Something Travel Awhile back I wrote there is no bad reason to want to go somewhere. I stick by that assertion; everywhere is worth seeing to the right person. However, over time I’ve encountered reasons that don’t make sense for me personally. While other people may see these spots …

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The Twenty-Something Travel Manifesto

July 23, 2009

This article originally appeared on Twenty-Something Travel You’ve probably heard it once and over again: Your twenties are supposed to be the best years of your life. This may or may not be true but what is certain is that the experiences you have in the years between 20 and 29 years old are probably …

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Who Am I?

July 23, 2009

This article was originally published on Twenty-Something Travel So already I am yelling at you to “go see the world! NOW!” which may be a little presumptuous since I don’t even know you and you know nothing about me. So a little background: I am a girl who just can not sit still. I mean, …

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