FLYTE is sending another awesome group of students on the trip of a lifetime! Later this year, a group of students from Montana will be traveling to Guatemala to experience the culture and to do some volunteering. Help us reach our fundraising goal so we can make sure these deserving students have an amazing and life-changing experience!
10 years ago today, I published my very first blog post. Here is everything I have learned about the business of travel blogging in those 10 years, including how I learned from my failures, and how my readers became my number one priority.
As I get closer to my ten-year anniversary of blogging, I want to tell the tale of how I became an accidental travel writer. It was a lot of work, and I had to do plenty of jobs I didn’t love. Here are some things I learned along the way.
While reading entries for my round-the-world trip contest, one theme came up time and time again: regret. There always seem to be two selves — the one we are and the one we imagine ourselves to be. But regret also gives us the power to make big changes in our lives.
Spurred by the writing of my next book about my years on the road, I find myself wandering the halls of memory reminiscing about my last decade of travel. I dig through old photos and journal entries. I search Facebook for people I met years ago. Stories and faces long forgotten zoom back into my […]
Last month, my mom told me she thought this blog was boring. “Where’s all the fun stuff? I want to see more photos of you traveling. I don’t care about these other updates.” “Mom, I live in Austin now. You know I’m not on the road that much,” I replied. “I know but still….I want […]