Returning home after being a traveling nomad is certainly a feat of its own. Probably the equivalent of leaving to become said traveling nomad. Sure, the excitement of returning to see family and friends, enjoying meals you can only find at home and coming back with a different perspective on life and stories to match … Continue reading 7 Months At Home
If you’ve followed my journey, you’d know that moving to England was a mission of its own to say the least. See here to play catch up. Yet once my VISA was approved, bags packed and the official move ready to take place, you would think this would be clear sailings from here, right? WRONG!!! … Continue reading The Great Escape
There is always this illusion that those who travel for work (outside of your typical travel bloggers and influencers) have a glamorous life being able to visit many places thanks to being sent by their employer for work. If you are one of those people that loves to travel, being in a job that requires … Continue reading All Work & No Play In Portugal Makes “Girl Takes Mundo” A Dull Girl.
It’s no secret that once in Europe, flights to various parts of Europe can be quite affordable compared to flights in the good ole US of A. So, when your friend mentions she will be in Stuttgart, Germany for her birthday and invites you, it’s easy to say “yes”. Even easier when round trip tickets … Continue reading Stuttgart, I Did It For Shelby
For any lover of travel especially one who decided to give up their former life to pursue their dream of traveling the world full time, it’s hard to swallow the fact that one must put the backpack away, stop their gallivanting of seeing all the corners of the world and seal the deal by handing … Continue reading She’s Back!
Any traveling nomad will agree that the best book you could have in your possession is your passport. In a strange way, this simple book represents freedom and a life you love. But what happens when you have to give up the best book for a traveler? Back in October, I had to relinquish my … Continue reading 3 Magic Words…Second Valid Passport
UPDATE: Since writing this post and falling in love in Manchester, I decided to take the leap and hang my #Lifeinabag by making Manchester be where I have my casita now. That being said, I have updated this post to reflect additional gems I've found now that I live here as an expat. As I … Continue reading Playing Casita🏡 In Manchester
As I rush to the gate that will “close” this Girl Takes Mundo chapter and bring me home to begin to lay the foundation to my next “Girltakes...” I can’t help but be filled with emotions. (I’m not crying...ok,ok, I am. But for this TRULY once of a lifetime opportunity I gave up my old … Continue reading The End Of A Journey
When a “didn’t see that coming” country/city gets added into anyone’s travel, a friend, most likely who you’ve met from your travels or a friend who is now living in said country/city is the culprit. Sweden, Canada, Manchester and the Canary Islands are prime examples of countries/cities that were added to my Girl Takes Mundo … Continue reading Tel Aviv Is Tel Aviv And The Rest Of Israel
1 year ago today, I hopped into a plane with a dream to travel (center picture in above collage). I had no expectations, didn’t know if this would even be for me but I gulped deeply as I stepped onto a plane into the unknown. 1 year later and I’ve had my fair share of … Continue reading Happy Travel-Versary Girl Takes Mundo