27 Aug 2015

The Solo Traveler’s Guide to Avoiding People

I know what you’re thinking.

“But, Sally, if I’m traveling alone, shouldn’t I want to meet people, not avoid them?”

To which I respond: Umm, okay, if that’s your thing.

And if that is your thing, there are tons of really helpful, informative blog posts out there all about how to meet people while you’re […]

11 Aug 2015

How to go Solo Camping (And Totally Not Die. Probably.)

Since writing my post the other week on 5 reasons to go solo camping (in addition to the other 5 reasons that I gave you guys last year), I’ve had some people tell me that I’ve inspired them to go solo camping. A few of those people even informed me that they’ve already bought […]

26 Jun 2015

How To Be Happy With The Body You Have

I know I haven’t been traveling a whole lot over the past couple years — at least not internationally.

But I have been on a different journey.

A journey of body acceptance.

Okay, go ahead, roll your eyes. I know that sounded super cheesy. But it’s true.

I feel like in the past couple […]

12 May 2015

10 Things You Should Do to Run Your First Ever 5K (And 1 Thing You Really Shouldn’t)

You guys, I did it!

I ran a 5K race the other week, and I totally didn’t even die!

Although I did become deathly ill for about a week, but that’s another story, and I’m sure that totally won’t happen to you if you decide to run your first ever 5K after reading this […]

24 Jul 2014

The Crankypant’s Guide to Surviving Summer Fairs & Festivals

When I was a kid, the county fair was EVERYTHING.


My family didn’t travel much, so my brothers and sisters and I spent our summers dressing up goats in doll dresses, locking each other in the chicken barn and waiting impatiently for the fair.

Seriously, the fair was like Disneyland and Disney World […]