Tourists Beware – Scams We Were Warned About

While our coach rolled through the center of Paris our tour guide offered us a few insights of what scams he himself or others on previous tours experienced in Paris and other major cities. These included: Theft: Warnings about protecting our passports and cash so far as to pin them under our clothes. If it’s […]

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A London State of Mind

What would you do if you only had 24 waking hours to explore London? How would you best fill your time? Tours? Free-range adventure? That’s the conundrum I’m currently facing. I have about 12 hours in London once I get to my hotel on Christmas Eve Eve and another 12 hours the day before my […]

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See This Girl Travel!

I’m finally doing it! I set a goal for 2016 to travel and it’s finally happening! One week from tomorrow I will be boarding my flight to London where I will spend a day exploring before meeting up with a group of strangers to tour eight countries in 11 days! I am beyond excited, but […]

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Wyoming Winter Wind

The wind around here doesn’t bite. It mauls. It slices into the skin, through the arteries, down to the bones as methodically as a serial killer. Leaving the jagged remains of his first, unpracticed victim. Each incision designed to force life to linger with a mind bent on madness.

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April 30, 1975

“Bao, wake up. Don’t fuss. Hurry. We must go!” The muffled restraint of my mother’s voice woke me from a dream. A dream I had many times pondered over in the morning after. A dream of flight, of rush. A dream just like this moment. Through foggy eyes I watched her dress my sisters without […]

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