memory, opinion, travel

It’s all About the Experience, NOT the Destination

One thing I have learned in my travels is that it isn’t always the place you remember… you remember the experiences, the people. I was thinking back to a trip that I did last year:  My partner and I decided to take the North Coast 500 road trip around the coast of Scotland (where my… Continue reading It’s all About the Experience, NOT the Destination

opinion, travel

Why Backpacking Sucks… and Why I Will Keep Doing It Anyways

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

opinion, travel

Travelling is Not for Everyone (and that is OKAY!)

I’m not sure when the expectation for the love of travel happened. It was probably around the time of the Wright Brother’s fancy new invention; where people would brag about where they had been and how “worldly” they are (In my opinion, you can visit the whole world and still not be worldly). But now… Continue reading Travelling is Not for Everyone (and that is OKAY!)