Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel

My “I’m Too Old for this Sh*t” List (The Travel Edition)

I was watching “How I Met Your Mother”  today when something caught my attention. One of the characters, Ted, had created what he referred to as a “Murtaugh List”; a list of activities he felt that now in his late 20s, he’d grown too old for. The list was named for Roger Murtaugh, a fictional… Read More My “I’m Too Old for this Sh*t” List (The Travel Edition)

Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel, Uncategorized

Why Travel is (Psychologically) Good for You: Part One

 Photo by Paxon Woelber. It’s a pity that we spend so much of our time actively trying to avoid feeling uncomfortable, because sometimes the most uncomfortable experiences are the most rewarding. Travel Teaches You to Be Comfortable with Discomfort If you want to know what makes you feel uncomfortable, you needn’t look further than the… Read More Why Travel is (Psychologically) Good for You: Part One

Travel Addiction, Travel Art, Travel Films, Travel Photos

Travelogged: This Week’s Top Pics and Posts for Travel Addicts

Photo by Laura Leh   Happy early 4th of July everybody! Any of you Americans have anything fun planned for the holiday? If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m not a huge fan of the holiday.  I’m not sure what I’m going to do yet, but it’ll likely involve… Read More Travelogged: This Week’s Top Pics and Posts for Travel Addicts

Expat Life, Travel Lit

Which do You Prefer: Traveling or Living Abroad?

Photo by Helminadia Ranford I never thought of my ability to live abroad as a skill, but according to Elizabeth Gilbert, it’s something that some people are better suited for than others. The following is an exert from Elizabeth Gilbert’s book Committed. Committed is the follow-up book to her memoir Eat Pray Love (which has been described… Read More Which do You Prefer: Traveling or Living Abroad?