Why It’s OK To Be A Tourist

I’m in a few travel groups on Facebook & Instagram + I follow a couple blogs that travel often. They’re all veteran travelers, or it appears that way. Maybe the most outspoken members are? One common theme I’ve seen a lot of since joining travel groups or following travel blogs is this idea to avoid […]

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Road Trip: MN –> CA

First off, let me apologize. I was high in my last post. Not on heroine or anything too hardcore, just Claritin D. I came down with the worst allergies EVER my last couple days in Minnesota and I could barely do anything. Even sleeping was difficult with my eyes watery and my sneezing constant.  The […]

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My Fellow American’s in Dubai

In case you didn’t know… They’re not a lot of American’s in Dubai. I didn’t know this before coming. For some reason I assumed there would be American’s all over Dubai. Everyone speaks English, there’s a bustling economy – I thought American’s like to get out & explore the world! But nope. Not too many. I’ve […]

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1 Year Later: Am I Still Happy I Moved To Dubai?

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One year later, am I still have I decided to move to Dubai? Short answer – yes. If you want a longer answer with all my little thoughts, ideas, inspirations behind it then you may enjoy the following 🙂   Yes, I’m still happy 1 year ago I made the decision to pick up (throw away) […]

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What I miss about the United States

I promise I’m not writing this post because I’m super depressed.  I’m actually the happiest I’ve been since I’ve moved. When starting this blog I told myself I was writing to forever remind myself what this experience was like. I recently started thinking, I want to write down the things I really miss about the […]

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Non smoking please

Smokers never used to bother me much. I’ve never smoked a cigarette in my life, mostly because I don’t know how and felt I would look absolutely ridiculous trying to. I also never saw a reason. How do people start smoking by the way? Especially people in their 20’s that for sure were educated about […]

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Dubai: First Impression

Wow. Holy smokes. Large. A lot of words come to mind when I try describing my thoughts when I first got to Dubai: Holy Toledo. Jesus. I need a job. Large. Big. Vegas on steroids. Huge. United States. Gigantic. Beautiful. Money. Like a dream. Pretty. Vacation. Thank you. Expensive. This place is not messing around. […]

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The farthest I’ve been from home.

Prior to this trip, the farthest I’ve ever been from home was the Dominican Republic. Although the DR is another country, it’s actually really close to the States.  So boarding the plane to London, then Bahrain, I knew I was about to go a long ways away… And it FELT a long ways away. After […]

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