After 20 years, I was reunited with my past in Myrtle Beach. As I walked down memory lane through old neighborhoods, places I hung out as a kid, and the scenes of my childhood experiences, so much had changed. After all these years, I had changed too. And that’s why I was really here. I [...]
As I overlooked one of the most popular spots in Myrtle Beach, I watched as the gray clouds covered the skies like a blanket on a cold winter day. Here in early May, it felt more like winter than spring at the beach. Mist fell from the sky as the bitter, cold wind ripped through my clothes and made me wonder why I decided to spend a day at the beach.
Can the people we meet on our travels or a once in a lifetime travel experience change our lives? In 2000, I saw him for the first time. He didn’t look like much of a travel guru. He was a bit dorky. However, he inspired me. Back then, I didn’t get a lot of TV [...]
Looking back at the past. It’s something I do more often than people realize. Being an analytical person, I always wonder what I could have done differently as I relive experiences from my past. So when Erin Domue at Our Tasty Travels nominated me for the My 7 Links project from Tripbase, I looked forward [...]
As my backpacking through Spain and Portugal journey ends, I reflect back on my trip and what I learned from my European travels. Barcelona, Madrid, La Coruna, Granada, Ronda, Sevilla, Salema, and Lisbon – I learned something from all of these places. While some things taught me a lot about traveling and cultures, I also [...]