I pulled myself up the steep dirt steps and stopped. The trail looked uncertain, unsteady and untouched. The woods above were daunting. My mind entertained thoughts of bears, wolves and people waiting for stupid hikers like myself to venture into the trees on my own. I took a few steps more then stopped again. Disappointed … More Making My Own Footprints
I rolled over and pulled back the curtain. The sun’s rays were just beginning to peer through the mountain peaks. The ground shimmered as the dew slid down the blades of grass. I walked outside and sat on the bench. The warmth of the sun pierced through the crisp air. And the biggest miracle of … More Walking through Austrian Alps
Of all the places and of all the times it had to be in that moment on that plane. I quickly turned off my movie (which was Age of Ultron so you know it was bad) and put my head down. I recalled what I learned from my month of yoga classes. Deep breath in. Exhale … More Welcome to Munich
I’ve always had an adventurous spirit. Not in the typical sense where I skydive every weekend and rock climb in my down time. It’s a different sort of adventurous. The one that craves foreign lands, peoples, languages and cultures. I have, like many other young ladies, been bitten by the travel bug. I’ve been able … More Taking the Jump to Move
I thought it might be my last day on earth. The goodbye calls were about to start and the flashbacks began. Death stood before me … on a hill … in the form of a sheep. The sun shone brightly behind it as it stared me down for a good few minutes unfazed. I must … More A day in the Irish countryside
The best memories are often made in the most unusual and unplanned circumstances. And so have been my memories in Stockholm. Our first day was a struggle. We spent an hour trying to get out of the airport and when we finally got into the city center, we got off at the wrong bus stop.