Hi friends! It’s been a while.
Often, when I tell people I’ve traveled in Europe by myself, they respond with something like, “Wow, you’re so brave!”
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I had about a week and a half and all of Wales to get through.
When I was studying abroad last spring, I got used to hopping on a bus and wandering all over England. My days were filled with hiking, exploring, and adventures. And when I got home and started working full-time right away, it was kind of a rude awakening.
You haven’t seen castles until you’ve been to Wales. – a probably misremembered quote by a friend of a friend
Solo travel doesn’t have to be scary or expensive. Here are eight compelling reasons you should start planning your first solo trip today.
When I was studying abroad, I remember hearing from someone who wasn’t American that their impression was that half of Americans eat greasy, unhealthy food all the time and the other half is obsessed with fitness and dieting. I mean…not completely inaccurate?
Time for a quick life update! I’m off crutches now, so I can move around a lot more easily—just in time for the arrival of beautiful spring weather (we were getting blizzards here less than two weeks ago!). I have just a couple more weeks of being careful on my foot. I’m looking forward to getting back to working out and swing dancing very soon, both of which I have missed a lot.
1) Take unique classes
Why do people study abroad? A big part of it is to have the experience of living somewhere new, but it’s also to go to a different school for a semester! Take advantage of being at a new school and try to take classes you wouldn’t be able to at home.