Friendly Faces in France

I like to think of myself as an experienced traveler and don’t show any signs of being a tourist while exploring, but I know better than that. I look up at tall buildings and stare a little too hard while people-watching. To prepare for my 2019 trip to France, I reminded myself of the sayingContinue reading “Friendly Faces in France”

Why I Don’t Want to Have Children

Well, I’m sure the title alone will have people intrigued and raise some eyebrows. So let me get right into telling you my thoughts and feelings about how I can’t imagine becoming the thing that I was supposedly put on this planet to do. I kept thinking I would grow out of it. Sure, inContinue reading “Why I Don’t Want to Have Children”

A Weekend in New York City

What do you get when you take a small-town girl from the United States and make her fall in love with traveling and cities? It turns into a woman who plans a trip with her bestie to visit the biggest city in America: New York City. My friend and I usually take a birthday tripContinue reading “A Weekend in New York City”

Going From Always Being Single to In A Relationship

2014. Yes, 2014 was the last time I had a boyfriend. Until about a little over a month ago. To say my life has flipped upside down in a good way would be an understatement. I am learning how to be a girlfriend all over again. Since none of my past relationships worked out, I’mContinue reading “Going From Always Being Single to In A Relationship”

Why I Fell in Love With Scotland

Let me set the scene: After a four-hour train ride from London to Edinburgh, I stepped onto the platform at Waverley Station. On my first international solo trip, this next city was one that I didn’t know much about. Heck, the only reason I choose to make this part of my itinerary was because myContinue reading “Why I Fell in Love With Scotland”

Day Tours in Northern Ireland and Ireland

During my first solo international trip, I booked three separate day tours, back-to-back-to-back. Since I was by myself, I thought these day tours would be the easiest way to see lots of slights quickly. Looking back now, I can’t believe I powered through those long days and would wake up the next morning and doContinue reading “Day Tours in Northern Ireland and Ireland”

Healing from Childhood Trauma

As promised, we are starting this new chapter of Lost in the Adventure with a topic that I am still working on in my life. I am hoping that sharing my thoughts and feelings about my past might help someone down the road. I knew when I wanted to go in this new direction thatContinue reading “Healing from Childhood Trauma”

Lost in the Adventure: Trauma and Traveling

So it’s been a little over six months since I launched Lost in the Adventure in May. I have loved sharing my memories of my past trips and the tips and tricks I picked up along the way. About a month ago, I was feeling stumped on what to write next. Where do I goContinue reading “Lost in the Adventure: Trauma and Traveling”