There are so many reasons we can find for not travelling - I think highest on the list are often time and money. Sometimes it takes more than just wishing we had more money or infinite time. Sometimes we need to be creative in the ways that we plan time and save money for travel. In this, part one of a two part series, I take a look at how I learned to be intentional about planning to travel.
I love the idea of seeing books and genres on a map. In the case of the genres. In this new series I’ll be mapping out the books I read to learn more about where I read the most about, and to challenge myself to read more widely around the world. I also want to map out the genres that I read. I know the genres I think I tend to gravitate the most, but I think it’ll be fun to see that mapped out and categorized more completely.
We experience many disappointments in our lives. Sometimes the disappointments are big, and sometimes they’re smaller. How do we approach the disappointments that we face?
On my birthday last year I set myself a challenge to read one book from each year of my life. Since it’s not looking like that’s going to happen by this year’s birthday, I am giving myself an extension. Here are the books that I have read so far.
A few weeks ago, I wrote about starting a travel blog in the time of a Pandemic. In that post, I talked a bit about why I wanted to start a travel blog, but didn’t really talk about how I discovered my love for travel. In my post about the connection between books and travel,… Continue reading Catching the Travel Bug: My Travel Story
Welcome to the Twenties! This year (and possibly into next) I am going to be reading books written in or set in the 1920s. Check out the books I’ve selected as part of this challenge.
Social media can be a great addition to our lives. But sometimes it can also be a source of stress or anxiety, and it can quickly become overwhelming. Sometimes we need to evaluate how we are interacting with Social Media. Sometimes we need to take a step back, or even unplug for a time.
This year I was finally able to participate in the Magical Read-a-Thon, hosted and created by G at Book Roast. My goal was to read books to fulfill all 12 prompts! Here’s how I did.
Fear. We are faced with many fears throughout our lives. Do we let them stop us from trying new things and pursuing our dreams? How do we overcome our fears in order to move forward?
When trying to decide on a blogging topic, I kept coming back to the idea that travel and reading might actually work as partner topics. The more I thought about it, the more I started thinking that, if travel and reading were connected for me, they might be connected for others too.