Archive for Category: "gap year"
While backpacking in Thailand, I’ve chosen to steer clear of booze. Though many people travel abroad fo get drunk and party, I’ve got seven reasons why I’ve chosen not to indulge
What comes to mind when you imagine a Latin man sweeping you off your feet? A charming thick Spanish accent? Some passionate flirting?
When Jeff, my husband, and I decided to quit our jobs and travel–no, trek–around the world, everyone thought we were crazy. That, or going on an eternal vacation free from troubles and taxes. A few people also helpfully suggested that this “gap year” might solve my travel bug once and for all so I could focus on that thing called “adulthood.”
Those women who have dedicated their lives to the love of travel know that usually there is no time or place for romantic love. All of our thoughts, energies, dreams and ambitions are entirely absorbed and devoted in a pre-existing, all-consuming love: the love of buying plane tickets, planning adventures, chasing after the unknown, and most of all, being transient
After high school high achiever Monika Lutz was rejected from every college she applied to, she decided to spend the next two years figuring out what she really wanted out of life. In her new book, Now What?, Monika traces her internships and travels through nine cities and six countries