My first time traveling alone was to Australia. I accepted a summer internship with the Australian Law Reform Commission in Sydney during my second year of law school, and it was an experience I’ll always remember. Unfortunately (or fortunately as it turned out), it involved traveling alone and stepping far out of my comfort zone. For two months, I was literally across the world from everyone I knew, with little to no contact with loved…

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We all yearn to get away. The problem is, very few of us can actually afford to act on our travel impulses due to financial restraints. There’s a common misconception that traveling internationally costs thousands of dollars, or in the alternative requires accepting substandard meals and accommodations. This is simply not the case. Traveling can be affordable for anyone with the proper planning. There’s no better time than the present to explore the world. Famed archeological…

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Today’s topic is tackling the bucket list. I recently celebrated my 27th birthday and wanted to make it really special, so I decided to do something I’d been wanting to do for a while and booked an introductory flight course. I spent over 40 minutes in the air with complete control of a small, two person aircraft, soaring barely 1,000 feet above the ground. The views were breathtaking, and I cannot describe how wonderful it is to literally fly on your…

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