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.
Make a world of difference in a young person’s life by giving them the gift of travel! And exciting news: FLYTE is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit! This means that all of your donations are tax-deductible! All of your donations go to supporting schools going on actual trips — like this next group of students from Southeast DC!
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 year, I launched FLYTE, a non-profit with the mission of getting young people to travel overseas. And now, our dream is a reality: we are partnering with BEST Academy High School and Atlanta Public Schools to send the first FLYTE crew of students to study in Mexico this month thanks to over $15,000 in donations from you!
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.