It’s no secret that I almost always travel with my computer and some accessories, but suddenly when it came time for my temporary move to Kenya, I gave my electronics packing a lot more thought. Why? Well for starters I want to have a more normal life here in Kenya: I want to call home […]
I have spent the past eight months back in Columbia, SC working at the same place I worked last year. Although I often felt like I had no life because I worked opposite hours of family and friends, it was an opportunity that I am very thankful for and allowed me to save faster than […]
I’m finally back in the US of A after a cancelled flight from South Africa and three long days of travel trying to make it home. I got back on the 13th around 1am, my friend from Germany flew in on the 14th, and we left town for our classic American road trip on the […]
I’m extremely money conscious. I can’t help it. I blame my accountant dad for it. I’m pretty sure I knew what budgeting was at the age of five. I consider this a life-saving skill, as it’s gotten me out of a job I hated and traveling the world in a matter of 14 months.
Whether it’s for travel, a purchase, or just because, earning a bit of extra cash is always on my radar. I’m really good at saving lots of money and then draining my bank account to travel. So good, that I’ve successfully done it on at least three occasions. However, saving and earning are two different […]
Just over a year ago, this is what the top of my dresser looked like. I wanted to take off for an 8 month around the world trip and a.) Am the most indecisive person you will ever meet and b.) Have a not-so-secret love for the library. I could go anywhere I wanted in […]