Why I Decided to Travel Full-Time After Graduation

It’s not uncommon for new college graduates to spend a few weeks traveling before jumping into the corporate 9-5 workday grind, but very few answer the question “so when are you going back home?” with a shrug. I often joke “when the money runs out” or say that I estimate “probably mid-January.” I decided to…

Xenophile

He had an overwhelming love for everything foreign Everything unlike him. Their music was better, Their skin color was better, Their despair was better. His American sadness was mediocre, But, oh, in Morocco, His sadness would be extraordinary, Memoir-worthy, even. This post is part of the A-Z Challenge. My theme is April Scribble, which includes microfiction,…

Feeling The Wanderlust Again

I was raised to be a traveler–I’ve been to 15 countries in my 19 years–but I’m naturally a homebody. Most days I’d rather enjoy the quiet comforts of home than go out exploring, and I feel like I have a “home quota” that I must fill in order to feel normal. But sometimes I find myself…