One of the main reasons people give for not traveling is not having enough money. While, of course, travel can be expensive – but it doesn’t have to be. Some of you may not know that I choose to only work part-time in a traditional hourly position so that I can devote the rest of
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Last week I shared the highlights of my experimental weekend of self care in New York City. And this week, I am offering up 7 tips for planning your own self care weekend on a budget. Decide where you are going for your self care weekend, if anywhere. The first step in planning your self
People always want to know how they can find more money to travel. My greatest financial secret is spending with intention. Spending with intention requires that I designate a purpose to each dollar that enters my bank account. Just as important is to know the “why” behind the choice to save or spend each of
Wherever I go — be it halfway around the world or to the city next door — I explore, learn, and fall ever so slightly in love with my destination and the people I meet there. I always have a new trip lined up, with a million more planned in the back of my mind.
I’m all about finding ways to travel on a budget. I stretch my travel dollars through spending intentionally and by packing a carry-on to avoid baggage fees. Another way I see more and spend less is by combining trips. For example, I went to visit my grandparents in Mobile, Alabama, and saved hundreds by flying into New
In September 2014, I left my full time job to explore ways to work and live more simply, more freely, and more engaged with my own life and the world around me. For me, this meant finding more time for travel, self-care and family. But the transition from working full time to part time freelancer