Category Archives: Musings

Month in Review: July 2014

Things are about to get a little more intimate around here.  Starting NOW I’ll be doing roundup-style posts at the end of each month, highlighting some of the things going on in my life aside from all the travel-related stuff.  Leave … Continue reading

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5 Questions Travelers Need To Stop Asking

Is it just me, or is anyone else tired of answering the same goddamn questions each and every time you set foot in a new city?  Each and every time you arrive at a new hostel?  Each and EVERY time you … Continue reading

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Tips For Staying Sane When You’re Unemployed

For the nomadic among us, we’ve all been there–immediately following, or perhaps before, a long furlough overseas, it’s not uncommon to spend at least a short period of time unemployed.  It may be a welcome and necessary part of your transition to … Continue reading

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Living in Beta

Beta, in the tech world, refers to a phase of software development where a product is still considered incomplete and bugs and errors are expected, but it is released to a limited number of users known as “beta testers” who provide feedback to … Continue reading

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The Accidental Introvert

Leaving work one day last week, I was feeling particularly drained.  I’m currently working a temporary position as a customer service representative, so naturally I spend the majority of my days talking to people.  And not like a 60% majority, like … Continue reading

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Older, Not Wiser

The other day I was listening to that popular Avicii and Aloe Blacc song (you know the one) when I actually stopped to ponder the verse in which the lyrics implore: Wake me up when it’s all over // When I’m wiser … Continue reading

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I can’t go back to yesterday, I was a different person then

This year, I turn 27.  And what have I got to show for it?  An army of married friends and a subscription to Seventeen Magazine that just won’t die. But in all seriousness, lapping the sun one additional time is no … Continue reading

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