Trip-within-a-trip

An overnight trip to a destination within driving distance has the potential to be stressful. The concept of traveling creates stress even for a seasoned wanderer. I have found that one of the best/worst things in the world is going on a trip within a trip. My first trip-within-a-trip in recent memory was last summer … Continue reading Trip-within-a-trip

Bonding vs. Vagabonding

Kenya was the first country I visited outside of North America. Although we had our struggles, I was planning on returning before I even left. (to hike Mount Kenya, of course!) That plan never seemed rooted in reality, but I'd still love to see it come to fruition. Next, there was Iceland. It felt like … Continue reading Bonding vs. Vagabonding

Top 3 Concerns While Traveling: Fitness

One aspect of being in an unfamiliar place that worries me most is having access to fitness facilities or a safe, easy-to-navigate place to run. Having stayed in many hotels in the US, I believed this to be a simple issue to fix. When I arrived in Nairobi last summer, I realized that there are … Continue reading Top 3 Concerns While Traveling: Fitness