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I’m back! An update.

I’m back! An update.

Hey there, blog. It’s been a while. I’ve neglected you because, unfortunately, trying to finish my undergraduate degree was rather trying. Good news, though! That’s over with. I’m now free — free to write, free to travel, free to do whatever I darn well please, as long as money allows. Although I was busy with school, I made time to travel. I spent eight days in Spain this semester, and five camping in New Mexico’s high desert. I’ve got plenty of posts on Chaco…

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Traveler Types

Traveler Types

Sometimes, my various interests collide in interesting ways. I was deep in a reading for a Museum Practices segment on working with media when I stumbled across Destination Canada’s list of traveler types. The idea is that everyone has different reasons for traveling, and if the tourist board knows how you travel, they can suggest interesting things suited to your type. I think this is relevant to us, actually, and not just tourist boards or tour companies. So often we feel pressured…

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It’s Okay if You Can’t Drop Everything and Travel

It’s Okay if You Can’t Drop Everything and Travel

I’m sure you’ve seen the posts before, if you’ve spent any time in the travel blogosphere: You Can Drop Everything And Travel! How to Travel on Nothing!  Why Travel Excuses Are Bull$#!*! And so on. The refrain is obvious: if you want to travel and you think you can’t you’re lying to yourself. And honestly, that’s a rough thing to hear from a blogger you respect. The “just get out there and do it” motto is fine, and some people…

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