Every six months I like to survey the community to get a sense of what’s working and what’s not. Checking in lets me understand what you like and how you feel. This 10-question survey will take only five minutes of your time and these responses lead to site improvements.
After three and half years of living in New York City, I knew I needed a change. So, when my lease expired, I decided to move on to the next place: Austin, TX! In this post, I explain why I think this is a place has everything for the changes I want to make in my life. One thing’s for sure, however: I won’t stop traveling!
After traveling five months on the road, I’m burnt out. I’m not sure when it happened, but I’m realizing that long-term travel, for me, has its limits. In this post, I explain why I’m at a stage in my life where I want to embrace the things that come with being at home. Of course, I’ll still travel… but differently.
Recently, Mississippi and North Carolina both passed anti-LGBT laws, and many tourists, bloggers, and celebrities promptly said, “Well, as a sign of protest, I won’t go there because I don’t want to support a state whose laws I disagree with!” This reminded me of when people refused to go to Burma because of the junta, […]
Last month, after suffering from increased anxiety and mild panic attacks, I stepped away from this website, spent a lot of time alone, went hiking in Patagonia, and sought to rebalance my life. And after doing that, it became clear that I need to make some permanent changes. In this post, I share how things will be different.
What drives some of us to forsake the comforts of home and explore the world? Is there a scientific explanation for why some of us are slaves to our wanderlust, while others are dead set on staying put? In this post, science and travel writer Kayt Sukel explores whether or not DNA is the answer to why some of us have an insatiable sense of wanderlust.