Chapter 5: How to Grow Roots

Looking for My Keys; How I Adapt to Living in a New Place

So if you're feeling lonely and disconnected a few months into college, study abroad, your new job in that city, or an idyllic llama ranch in Peru, there's nothing wrong with you.  You didn't miss anything crucial.  Roots just take time to grow.

Chapter 1: The Quest for Pura Vida

Wanderlust: the Traveler’s Trap

After about two weeks of backpacking--one of those solo--I realized that backpacking is, in fact, possible.  Which you would think I would have realized before, but sometimes things get out of order in my life. Those are the fun times. The idea came to me while I was in Bocas del Toro, Panama.  I was… Continue reading Wanderlust: the Traveler’s Trap