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Cape Cod

Books About Cape Cod. Read These Before Visiting

Cape Cod is synonymous with summer vacation. So is reading books (my vacations are, at least). Combine the two and you’ve got some great reading ahead of you. It’s cold on the Cape right now. The stretches of days…

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Looking Back

Monthly Update: June 2017

I spent much of June obsessing over kayaks. I’m on the hunt for an affordable and reliable one to purchase. I missed my chance in May when Eastern Mountain Sports went out of business and I could have grabbed…

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Looking Back

Monthly Update: April and May 2017

Two months have come and gone, and I have written not a single thing for Transformed Thru Travel. Not that it hasn’t been on my mind. As always, I have a long list of post ideas and updates to…

Looking Back

Monthly Update: March 2017

Turns out I changed my mind about sticking it out in Christchurch. Every job application I submitted rejected me. I wasn’t hired for a seasonal position with the Department of Conservation, as a data specialist at an outdoor clothing…

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Looking Back

Monthly Update: February 2017

I spent the month of January hopping from country to country and city to city. February started out with the same fast pace but I quickly faced exhaustion and anxiety. Something needed to change. About mid-way through the month…

Mental Health Solo Travel

How Travel Forces Me to Face My Fears

I don’t believe that anyone is truly fearless. Some may seem so, but I guarantee there is something deep down that rolls the guts of even the steeliest of individuals every now and then. Stoic is often a word used to…