Communal Living Benefits for Any Age

Ever considered living in a house with a bunch of your friends? How about joining a commune or eco-village? I’m a big fan of community, so here’s my list of the benefits. Are There Benefits to Communal Living?? Perhaps it’s the ability to rant with a frustrated air of exasperation…

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How Rape Culture Effects Solo Travel

Rape culture – the way sexual violence is normalized, women sexualized, and men essentially considered animals – pervades the female-bodied solo travel world. Let’s talk about it. “You’re going to Indonesia? Oh. You’re definitely getting raped.” Kid you not. This was said to me before embarking on my first ever…

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Honest Review: Simbi.com Barter Economy App

Honest review of using the Simbi barter economy application to exchange services using absolutely no real currency. Bartering service for service or service for Simbi credits. Today, we’re going to discuss Simbi.com. As you know, to be thrifty is to be trendy. Goodwill Industries has made secondhand shopping an art…

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Two Days in the Grand Canyon

How to get the most out of a short trip to the Grand Canyon. Two days, three nights, one car, and a crew of crazies. Two Days in the Grand Canyon, Is it Enough?? Guidebooks, blogs, rangers, and everything in-between will tell you: Ya can’t truly experience the Grand Canyon…

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Community Interview: Emmaus House, Chicago USA

Emmaus House is a Catholic Worker community focused on racial and social justice rooted in the gospel story of the Road to Emmaus. Read the community interview as Frank Bergh describes life at the North Laundale Worker. Earlier this year, I was fortunate in having enough leisure time to accompany…

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Kuching, You Make My Heart Sing

The city of Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo is a wonderful gem of a city. Let me tell you about the beautiful nature, tasty laksa, and chilled out vibe! The mood of Kuching in Sarawak, Malaysian Borneo must have known what makes my heart beat. Relaxing days of nomming all…

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