A Life Less Stressed is a Life More Blessed

Some strange things have begun to happen to me as I journey around the beautiful country of Italy. Some may call them miracles and others may consider them nothing more than chemical reactions happening within my body due to changes I have made and a recent upswing in physical activity. I am not sure exactly…

The 5 Perks of Being a Solo Traveler

From time to time we all need to take a vacation to relax, gain perspective, escape the monotony of life, or just experience a new destination and culture . Over the years I have taken many trips around the world, with others and by myself. There is a time and a place for both styles…

Peace of Mind in Bergamo, Italy

As I have been traveling around Italy, I have made it a habit to walk everywhere that I am going. I refuse to take any sort of public transportation, except when I am moving from one city to another. I have two good legs, so I might as well use them! Not only does this…

What is Homesickness?

I have been living abroad for a little over six and a half years now, and I am still very confused at to what “Homesickness” is. This is a feeling that I have personally never experienced, but have seen its effect on others. When I asked them about their feelings, I have always gotten different…

Living in the Moment in Milan

Life has a funny way of leading us to unexpected places in order to learn more about ourselves. What may seem like aimless wandering can at times be the catalyst for an epiphany. I embarked on this journey hoping that destiny, fate, Divine intervention would put me in the right places at the right times…

Solo Travel of Milan Day One

Today marked the beginning of a new chapter of my life. It began like any other. I woke up had a cup of coffee, went outside for a smoke, but I immediately realized that I was not in Korea anymore. I was basking in the intoxicating aroma of freshly fallen rain that permeated the air….

I Resigned, Bought a Ticket, and I’m Packing a Bag for Italy

I have incredible news! I have officially given notice to my employers that I will resign from my position of manager and English teacher. My last day of work is very quickly approaching, and I have so much to do in the next three weeks. Luckily I have already done the most important thing, which…