I’m back and blogging at a horribly early hour, because I wanted to tell you about a rather good book I was asked to review that launches TODAY and can be purchased at a 25% discount this week only!
The book (if the blog title wasn’t obvious enough!) is called “How to Take . . . → Read More: Review: How to Take a Career Break to Travel by Alexis Grant
Alright guys, I’m here with a book review and I’m going to start out with a BIG disclaimer: I did not get paid to write this evaluation. I’m not even friends with the author, but he seemed like a cool dude and as he harks from England, I couldn’t leave a co-UK citizen hanging…so there . . . → Read More: First-time Backpacker: A refreshing how-to guide for the world’s travel junkies.
Just a quick post, which has absolutely no point except to say that today my roommate came home for lunch and was wearing this amazing g necklace that was literally a map of the world.
I finally found it online, and you can check it out here: http://www.uncommongoods.com/product/gold-world-links-necklace
I’m not sure what the “rules” are . . . → Read More: Excuse me for my consumerist moment.
I get a lot of questions about my Eagle Creek backpack. Why? Who knows. I mentioned it in a past post almost a year ago, and I guess I never followed that up with a thorough review…so here it is.
I bought the backpack after a short, but thorough review of the available . . . → Read More: Eagle Creek Truist 45L: My Review!
Kim here, updating you all from Paris…the city of love. Or so I’m told
Life has been great here. I’m getting settled in, which is much harder than I ever thought it could be. Getting a cell phone, French ID, bank account…even getting a Carte Orange (my metro pass)…it’s all just a . . . → Read More: Planning my first Europe explorations!
So I bought the digital version of the Canon Rebel E05 back in November of 2009 in prep for my trip around the world. It’s been just about 10 months, and I’m pretty confident that I can give a thorough review of it. All in all, it handles very well, takes fabulous pictures, . . . → Read More: Canon Rebel E05, T1: Review
This are just some of the books that I read (pretty much cover to cover) in the six months leading up to my trip. There is no such thing as “too much knowledge”, as long as you recognize that traveling (“the real thin”) will always be a richer, more exciting, and more dynamic experience than . . . → Read More: And you think traveling is easy?
“For all the women who sit at home or behind their desks bitching that they never get to go anywhere.”
Such was my first impression of “Sand in my bra and other misadventures” (edited by Jennifer L. Leo). Gifted to me by my well intentioned father (who clearly isn’t able to relate fully to the . . . → Read More: “Sand in My Bra” and “A Woman Alone”: a kick in the butt for those of you still waiting to get out into the world.
Some pics of me trying on my backpack for the first time!!!
Nothing says “travel-ready” like a nice thumbs-up.
Although it took them two months to get me my student discount card, I really wanted to buy my flight through the STA site. Their customer service is impeccable, they have great reviews, with an easy to use layout, and customizable flights/trips. PLUS (my favorite): their website has a lot of information geared specifically towards . . . → Read More: STA.com: Why hast thou forsaken me?