I've done my fair share of solo traveling over the years. Here's my take on why you should give it a shot.
I fly to New York on Saturday, and thence onward to Madrid. Trying to make some tough choices about what books to bring along.
I've spent the last few days out in Illinois, visiting my brother's family and meeting my newest niece. Since they moved out, I've made the trip a half dozen times, always on my own, usually for a weekend stay. There are a few things that always strike me about this trip, which I will enumerate for lack of anything else to write about.
During my time abroad, I've often felt anxious and out of place while trying to be open to new, foreign experiences. It gets better with practice.
This summer, I decided to experiment with working abroad in Vienna for a couple months. It turned out well, so now I'm heading to Madrid.
As often happens, I meant to blog about Prague as soon as I got back. But then I got busy, and after a few days so much had happened that it no longer felt like the most pressing topic. Which, funny enough, ties in quite well with the thing I wanted to blog about in … Continue reading Presence