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The Ultimate Travel Playlist

There’s no better feeling than walking through an airport, ready to embark on a new journey with your favorite tunes playing through your headphones. I always feel like I’m in a movie, and my travel playlist is the soundtrack. I’ve compiled a long list of songs over the years that I feel fit perfectly with that wanderlust-y feeling of each trip, but here are my top faves (please forgive my very eclectic taste): Step Out – José González “Time to step outside, time to step outside you. House on fire, leave it all behind you. Dark as night, let the lightning guide you.” My favorite movie of all time isContinue reading

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Lessons from Traveling Solo

I’ve been blessed with a number of amazing travel buddies in my life. But after I graduated from college, I decided it was time to do something all on my own. So I took off for New Zealand the next month. I was so excited until the night before, when the nerves kicked in. “What am I doing? I don’t know anyone in New Zealand. What if the people hiring me are actually murderers?” etc. etc… Rational questions. But as it turns out, it was one of the best experiences of my life. These are the three most important things I learned while I was gone: 1. Confidence & open-mindedness. Moving to a foreignContinue reading