Wherever and however you are celebrating today (or even if you don’t celebrate it at all), I wish you the happiest of days. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays!
Four days ago, in Zurich, Switzerland, I found my way to my hostel without consulting my map; I had stayed there once before, in the summer of 2006, and I let my feet and my intuition guide me there from the main train station. The trip started off well, and I spent the afternoon with […]
These past few days, I’ve thought a lot about trip-planning. I’ve flip-flopped between being totally nonchalant about it (“I’ve got loads of time! It always works out, no matter what!”) to totally stressed about it (“I’m flying to Zurich in two weeks and I have planned NOTHING! I need flights, hostels, hotels, trains, buses, AND […]
There’s an incredible mix of emotions we get right before we set forth on a new adventure: excitement, anxiety, anticipation. The beauty in travel is that we never really know what’s going to happen once we arrive in an unfamiliar place. Except for these things. These ten things will definitely happen.
On the train in Switzerland I’m on the road again, leaving for the Philippines later today. As usual, I haven’t packed and have no real idea what I’m doing over the next two weeks. Things usually have a way of working themselves out, though, don’t they? I’ve scheduled posts for every two days that I’m […]