Jamaican Girl AbroadTravel, Dream Chasing & Living On Purpose
I’m Anna. It seems you’ve stumbled upon my little spot here in the webisphere. This is where I talk travel, dream chasing, and living our best lives. (Yes, I said our, because we’re in this together now.)
You don’t need to go crazy and quit your 9 to 5 to travel full time like I did (or maybe you do. If that’s the case I won’t judge). But if there’s a dream you’re scared of chasing, or a purpose you’re nervous about stepping into I have news for you. It can be done! I am living proof.
It’s only impossible until it’s done
Prior to 2017, I had never traveled further than North America & the Caribbean. I had big dreams but I was too scared to make them happen. Then for my 32nd birthday vacation I visited Asia and something had to give. A lot has happened this past year and I can’t wait for what the future holds!
From the blog…
I’m standing in line at the ATM in the Manila airport terminal. It’s 6:36PM local time and I landed over 3 hours ago to discover that there is a hold on my Scotiabank account, my CIBC account has insufficient funds (thanks to subscription deductions I didn’t budget...
It's no secret I'm not the best at packing. But over time I've learned from some of my mistakes and now I make better packing decisions. This newfound wisdom did not happen overnight though. I have countless stress-inducing moments at airline counters praying under my...
Turning Strangers into Friends Do you know how when you buy a particular car you start seeing more of them on the road? In some ways traveling is kind of like that. It awakens your awareness to things that would otherwise go unnoticed. Like the flooding a typhoon...
What I Know For Sure After 8 Months of Solo Travel
The first 8 months of my solo travel journey, the lessons were many. Some were difficult to learn, others funny, and some just downright embarrassing. Nevertheless, I survived my first 8 months abroad traveling solo and came away with many lessons. Here are the ten things I know for sure now, having taken this journey.
I get lots of questions about specific destinations. How much should I budget? Is it safe? What do they eat? These guides will be cool easy-to-scan two-pagers that cover all the important suff.
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