Hey, listen to this!

As a special treat (and due to some unexpected illness and fatigue), I’m interrupting my current series about the Slovak maternity ward to bring you this special guest podcast!! It’s relevant to this blog because it’s a small (but growing) collection of stories from people around the world, and what makes the world smaller if…

Travel Guide to the North Norfolk Coast

I reached a big milestone today: my very first paid article was published!! Seeing it published (almost) feels even better than seeing the email that they paid me for it! You can read it on the Travelicious website by clicking here.  Thanks for clicking and I hope you browse around there and enjoy some more…

Caveat Viator – Traveler beware

No one warned me what would happen if I moved alone to the other side of the globe at age 20. Well, that’s not completely true. People did warn me. They said, “Haven’t you seen the movie Hostel?” “You know there’s no Mexican food over there.” And if they didn’t warn, they gave advice, “Always…

Hanka’s Birth Story

Hana Catherine Due date: 13 December 2014 Birthday: 4 December 2014   It started on 3 December, 2014. I had been on maternity leave for over a month already (in Slovakia we begin maternity leave already 6 weeks before the due date). I attended a labor exercise class once a week at 8am at Antolska…

The Lesser Gospel of Travel

I’m a big advocate of travel, obviously. I think it’s a great way for people to step outside themselves, while also somehow stepping inside themselves.  I think it’s especially great for (level-headed) young women to take a trip alone. To take some time to just observe, problem solve, and take a brave step to get…