Greetings 2016!

the first step is the hardest

In the blink of an eye, 2015 is over. I feel like it was only yesterday that I was spending Christmas and New Years 2015 in California. I feel like I have so much planned & nothing planned for 2016. There’s a lot of personal goals and plans for adventures but nothing set in stone. […]

2015 in retrospect

stairway to heaven

2015…what a WILD and EPIC ride. It was so full of ups and downs that I’m not sure why I haven’t heaved over the side of the railing yet. I reread my 2014 in retrospect post as well as my Welcome 2015 post and oh…so much to share! Places I’ve lived or visited in 2015: […]

Photo Diary: Galapagos Islands with GAdventures

A few of the things Linda and I did during our fabulous trip to the Galapagos Islands with GAdventures: Traveled by speed boat around the islands of San Cristobal, Santa Cruz, and Isabela Island // Camped in the highlands of Santa Cruz Island with views towards the ocean // Visited the Charles Darwin Research Station […]

Travel to Denmark: What to do and see

copenhagen what to do and see

Copenhagen is beautiful, clean and charming. The city is lively – especially at night with people drinking and celebrating in the streets but…it seems a bit muted. I can’t compare it to hectic cities in Asia but it was a pleasant trip that I thoroughly enjoyed and found a bit relaxing despite all the walking […]

Why I won’t get bored of travel

Why I won't get bored of travel

“Won’t you get bored of travel?” is one of the top questions most people ask frequent travelers and anybody with a strong sense of wanderlust. I used to be a little afraid of that. Getting bored or finding that travel no longer stimulated my senses like it used to. I was always a little worried […]

BlogHouse Milwaukee

bloghouse milwaukee

Woo hoo for 2015’s BlogHouse Milwaukee!! What is BlogHouse? BlogHouse is a mini workshop taught by top tier bloggers at Navigate Media Group to up & coming bloggers with a lot of sass and spunk to grow. They teach + talk & mentor about blogging and more specifically – travel & food blogging. I’m very […]

Where is Amy?

Where is Amy?

Greetings from Milwaukee! I’m attending a blogging workshop/conference called BlogHouse – ran by other top travel bloggers from Navigate Media Group. BlogHouse has been a chockful of information on well – blogging but we’re also on a “mini” press trip so there’s been plenty of attractions and activities to see and do – not to mention […]

How to be a digital nomad 101

5 ways to be a digital nomad

First, what’s a digital nomad? Digital Nomads are individuals who leverage telecommunications technologies to perform their work duties, and more generally conduct their lifestyle in a nomadic manner. (wikipedia) So first you need to create some income via the internet or just on a computer. Here’s the five basic ways on how to become a […]

Sharing a comfortable silence

sharing a comfortable silence

Usually when people talk about connecting with someone, it’s through conversation. You talk, they respond. It goes back and forth like a game of ping pong for awhile. Deep + intimate conversations are cool. They work. But sometimes, it’s also silence. When you are comfortable enough with someone to just – Shut. The. Fuck. Up. […]

Hiking The Lanikai Pillboxes at sunrise

Hiking to The Lanikai Pillboxes at sunrise

Hiking the Lanikai Pillboxes After two weeks in Hawaii, I was on a hiking kick and wanted to go on more despite not being an avid hiker at all and tend to want to die while on a trail – especially steep ones. Will (check out his other adventures on Instagram) decided to take me hiking The […]