Creating space and the enjoyment of solo travels

Generally, I love being on my own. I don’t mind eating alone in restaurants and also really loved getting to travel for work and adventuring on my own through the cities work would take me to. That being said, there have been several awe inspiring moments through my solo travel these last few months, that […]

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The incident with our dog and the workers

  I have now been at my current workaway for 2 weeks painting my life away for a resort that will donate 50% of profit to Orangutan Project and have finally begun to really see the workers on site that have been here since my first day. I feel pretty ashamed that I didn’t give […]

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Tongka Village and the Forest

I have been traveling for 3 months now and have volunteered with a few wonderful organizations and received my yoga teacher training near the holy city, Rishikesh, India. My most recent journey was to a small Dayak village in Central Kalimantan, Borneo. The village of Tongka was on my list of places to visit because […]

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I grew up outside of Chicago and studied English in college. I went off to grad school thinking I was going to be an English professor, but after getting my master’s, I took a year off and tended bar. One night a friend of mine said she’d met the managing editor of Outside magazine and that she thought I should apply for their internship program.

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