LanguaGist: German

Welcome to the LanguaGist series, where I teach you the basic words and phrases you’re going to need when you visit a country where you don’t speak the language. In this post: German!

Traveling While Racially Ambiguous

My entire life, people have been trying to guess what race I am. It’s usually one of the first questions anyone asks me, from doctors to new coworkers to random people at the bar. This racial ambiguity can be both a blessing and a curse when I’m traveling by myself. In this post, I explore how the color of my skin influences the way I see (and travel) the world.

How to Make a Full-Time Salary While You Travel the World

“How can I travel and make money at the same time? How do I do it without making money from a blog? What if I’m not in a creative field?” These are some of the questions I asked myself when I was thinking about the logistics of becoming a digital nomad. If you’re thinking about making the leap, check out this post!

Defeating Dread: How I Overcame My Flight Anxiety

I had a massive panic attack every single time I flew. I was the girl sobbing and crying and screaming every time we hit a little turbulence. In this post, I detail how I finally got over my debilitating fear of flying for good.

Staying Productive on the Road

Can’t seem to find the balance between exploring your new country and getting your work done on time? It’s the constant struggle of digital nomads. Here’s how I stay productive while also making time to see the beautiful place I’m traveling in!

12 Essential Tips for Doing Paris Like a Local

I’ve spent quite a bit of time in Paris and I’ve found that almost none of the negative stereotypes about Parisians or their beautiful city are true. Almost everyone I’ve met in Paris has been unfailingly kind, nice, and complimentary. In this post, I share the secret to getting every Parisian to like you immediately and other tips for successfully navigating the City of Light.

How to Find the Perfect Place to Stay in Any City

Want to find the perfect place to stay in any city around the world without breaking the bank on hotels or having to share with strangers in hostels? Everything you need to know is in this post.

6 Great Ways to Find Cheap Flights

These are my secrets to finding the cheapest flights no matter when or where you want to travel.