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Travel Musings

Long-Term Travel, Career, and the Uncertain Path to Success

Posted By on August 7, 2013 in Travel Musings | 38 comments

Long-Term Travel, Career, and the Uncertain Path to Success

If travel blogs have one overarching message, my own included, it’s something...

Language-Learning: Getting Over the Fear of Speaking

Posted By on July 4, 2013 in Expat Life, Travel Musings | 12 comments

Language-Learning: Getting Over the Fear of Speaking

I had purchased a ticket to go inside, but I still couldn’t shake the feeling that...

Am I Too Awkward for Couchsurfing?

Posted By on June 13, 2013 in Travel Musings | 49 comments

Am I Too Awkward for Couchsurfing?

We’ve almost always tossed around the idea of Couchsurfing. We created an...

The Day It All Went Wrong

Posted By on May 30, 2013 in Japan, Travel Musings | 29 comments

The Day It All Went Wrong

30 Minutes to Departure: Brent and I arrive at Osaka station. It’s our first...

Why I Was Afraid to Travel Alone

Posted By on May 9, 2013 in Travel Musings | 37 comments

Why I Was Afraid to Travel Alone

As Brent slowed the car down in front of the bus station, I secretly wanted to beg...

Does Marriage Really Change Everything?

Posted By on April 10, 2013 in Travel Musings, What I've Learned | 47 comments

Does Marriage Really Change Everything?

“So why aren’t you married?” The question came from a young Australian married...