Holy Mole


At first glance mole has got to be one of the least asthetically appealing of Mexican foods. To an innocent bystander, Mole appears to be merely a chicken leg drowning in a pool of soupy brown liquid.  However after that first bite, mole turns into something magical. And with each glorious bite  thereafter it`s easy to see why Mexican abuelas […]

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Why Travel?

This was way less scary than you think

A few of my favorite quotes on travel mixed with a few of my favorite travel moments from my first four and a half months on the road… “I can’t think of anything that excites a greater sense of childlike wonder than to be in a country where you are ignorant of almost everything. Suddenly you are five years old […]

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6 Ways I Saved for My Big Leap


“Discipline is just choosing between what you want now and what you want most.” ~Augusta F. Kantra When I first began devising my future plans to quit my job and travel the world, money was a huge barrier for me. Money became the excuse that held me back from doing what I really wanted to be doing. That pretty much […]

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On my radar


Everything this woman writes is wise; can’t help but fist pump. Devon is two steps ahead of me. Love her latest. Definitely joining my RSS feed.Inspiring. Recommending this book to everyone. Changed the way I think about food. Using this as a pep talk before giving up my weekends to work. Hannah talks about how she can afford to travel […]

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Positively giddy describes my overall feeling as I stand at the starting block of 2012. I have a hunch it’s going to be an epic year for me. Though, I think I have this hunch because I finally feel ready to see to it that it’s epic. This is the year I grab life by the reins. So, for myself, but […]

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