To start this story, I want to point out that my financial history was terrible in 2006-2012. With a credit score between the high 500s and low 600s. I was always angry, fearful, and anxious:Read More
Summer is almost over, and we’ve been in upstate NY for a few months now. Although I love the greenery and thunderstorms here, I’ve been feeling a bit restless. So when we found out my boyfriend’s younger brother got his passport, we figured it was time for a trip!
Montréal is only a 3.5-hour drive from Albany, New York. Highway 87 will take you straight to the border. Along 87 you’ll see the Hudson River, pass Lake George, go through the lush Adirondack mountains, and drive besides Lake Champlain.Read More
As you all know, I moved to Australia in 2012 on the work & holiday visa. The visa allows you to move to Australia for one year, and packing for a year can be difficult.
After many attempts at packing, I realized it wouldn’t be possible to stuff everything I owned into two pieces of luggage. I had to weed out the unnecessary from the necessary. Somehow, I managed to meet the weight requirements of a 50 lb Backpackto check and 25 lb carry-on.Read More
As a young professional, in my mid-20s, long-term travel was out of the question. I was so busy trying to get the next promotion; I left no time to explore the world. Instead, I explored the world of different cubicles in Santa Monica. Sad but true. Womp Womp!
After a few years of working my butt off, I thought, “What's the point? I am young, and I have yet to do something amazing.” I wanted adventure, I wanted to test the boundaries, but instead, I kept to the 9 to 5 grind.Read More
Did you read that right? Can Americans live and work in other countries?
Many countries have agreements for their citizens to live and work abroad. For me, Canadians are the luckiest. Canadians are so lovely, that most countries welcome them with open arms, unlike Americans.
Although the US visa program is small, it's still pretty impressive.Read More
Everyone knows the feeling of having a million and one items on their to-do list.
But it doesn't have to be this way!
Using the one-minute rule will change your perspective on how to get things done!
From the moment I wake up, it's go-go-go! There was never any time to make the bed or have breakfast. At work, there is no time to think about home life, let alone lunch. Seven hours later, I would be home and would see my to-do list staring me right in the face. Does it ever stop?Read More