As an introverted solo traveler, you might believe that it’s difficult to find friends on the road. In fact, many friends & family members ask how I do it because I maintain very close but relatively few friendships at home. I have discovered that by following a few simple steps & intentionally maintaining an aura of openness, I can easily connect & befriend people in all places I go. Making friends on my special … [Read more...] about How I Make Friends As An Introverted Solo Traveler
The question on everyone’s mind seems to be, “How did you save money to quit your 40 hour a week job & travel??” The decision to leave my family, friends, & job security was a difficult one, but my desire to see the world eventually outweighed the desire to stay. After graduation, my student loans seemed overwhelming, but I was fortunate to land a job right out of school. Everyone has a different route to achieving freedom. Here are … [Read more...] about How I Quit My Job To Travel
I don't know how many times my dad & other friends & family asked the question. My go-to response was a shrug & “why not?” There's an idea that most South American countries are unfit for the solo traveler, unclean, always hot & sticky, rough, & full of drugs & violent crime-- as if all of South America is devoid of law & order & modern conveniences. What I have discovered is both similar & vastly different … [Read more...] about Why Do You Want To Go To South America??