8 things that as a (traveling) Mormon, I want you to know

I don’t normally talk about my religion, even though it plays an instrumental part in my life. In my travels, I periodically have the chance to be the first Mormon that someone has encountered. Naturally, I receive many inquiries and the occasional concern. I don’t have all the answers. And I’m definitely not a perfect example. I compiled this list from […]

Do’s & Don’t’s To Avoid Robbery Abroad

I thought I’d share this as a big knock on wood, since I have yet to be robbed in any of my adventures abroad. I tend to be a worry wort, which effectively makes me hard to rob. Here’s a handful of my top tips! DO: Have emergency contact information Write down before hand (in more places than […]

How to score a job in PARIS

Well, I guess you could sue me for “false advertisement” because I really only know how to get one job. My current job: a nanny. Although I’m sure with enough French language ability, perfectly presented resumes, whining to your friends “networking,” bribery, awkward miscommunications, lost sleep, fake smiles, real smiles, handshakes, hand sanitizer for your hands […]

The Wanderlust Wish List

Let’s be honest. It’s hard to find the perfect gift for someone who loves to travel — I’m referring to the wanderlusters (not a real word, but roll with it). By definition, we yearn for experiences not things. This list could be for you, or it could be for someone you love. Some are more practical, others […]