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 Brenna Holeman Cuba
Havana, Cuba

If you’re new here, or would just like an overview, here are some of the highlights. Thank you so much for checking out my blog – I hope you’ll stick around and keep reading!

For more information, check out my About page or my Work With Me page.

Narrative Stories/Essays

The Last Time I Saw You Series

Vietnamese Baby

For All the Places I Once Loved

My Month Without Alcohol… and Men (a series)

My Most Hated Travel Quote

Looking Over: A Story From Nepal

Finding Mount Everest: A Story of Travelling and Loss

Please Stop Telling Me I “Just Need to Meet the Right Guy”

Going Back to Copenhagen

The Danger of Someone Else’s Dream

On Bicycles and Brothers

A Mysterious World: Scuba Diving in Galapagos

When Settling Makes Sense

You Will Discover Wanderlust

You Will Question Your Role as Traveller

When the Rain Fell (A Story from Guatemala)

Change of Heart: A Tale of Burning Man

Sailing From San Blas

What Travelling Has Taught Me

The Fire Opal: A Story From Brazil

Should I Stay or Should I Go? A Traveller’s Conflict

When Travelling Sucks

Navigating Home: A Story From Japan

The Night Train (From Romania to Bulgaria)

All Travel Is Travel

Why You Shouldn’t Worry About Falling In Love (The Travel Version)

Searching for Authenticity in Sapa


Advice Articles

How to Save Money to Travel the World

When Did Travel Blogging Get So Boring?

Travel and Sex: How to Manage Your Sex Life While Travelling

Every Single Thing I Know About Travel Blogging

Every Single Thing I Know About Social Media (The General)

Every Single Thing I Know About Instagram

How To Deal With The Post-Vacation Blues

How Do You Choose? Relationships vs. Travelling

30 Things I’ve Learned in 30 Years

How to Avoid Theft While Travelling

What to Wear in India

How Much Does it Really Cost to Visit Bhutan?

Tips For Feeling Fashionable While You Travel

Cheap and Easy Souvenirs to Collect

How to Travel With Your Best Friend

How To Make Friends In Nepal (Or Any Country)

The Myths of Central America

How To Pack For A Long (A Very Long) Trip

How To Plan For A Long (A Very Long) Trip

The Best Food In Southeast Asia

How to Survive A Long Bus Journey

Travelling Solo


Photo Essays

Rainbow Rides

The People We Encounter

A Love Letter To Cartagena

A Day in Indonesia

Fortunate Days in Arequipa

Shopping Bags In Burma

The Sunrise in Pushkar

The Animals of the Galapagos

The Colours of Varanasi

The Silvia Market of Colombia

Perspectives in Salar de Uyuni

Cars in Cuba

That Most Sacred of Animals

For Whatever Reason, Or For Luang Prabang

People of Lake Titicaca


Fun Stuff

The 10 Unavoidable Truths of Travel

My Ever-Changing Travel Fashion

The Most Overused Words in Travel Writing

The Day I Threw A Grenade

What I Listen To On The Road

What I Read On The Road

The Time We Hitchhiked in Colombia

The Ballad of the Irishman

The Thing I Need to Stop Doing

The Worst Travel Ailments I’ve Ever Experienced (Part One)

The 10 Movies You Find In Every Hostel

Two Stories (From Burma)

Around the World: Who Are You?