Getting down to the wire! Soon you’ll be bombarded with gorgeous photos of Thailand, Cambodia, and Australia. But for this post, I’m gonna switch the spotlight over to some amazing people in my life who are making some cool stuff. Y’all, it’s so important to support your friends who are making some cool stuff. Coming … More Just a Shout Out to All My Friends Who Sell Cool Stuff
Going to Southeast Asia would not have been possible, or even a real thought, without my best friend, Andrew. Andrew was the first person to suggest Southeast Asia to me, and about a year and a half ago, we told ourselves we would save up our money and go this summer. Now it’s happening! Here’s … More We’re Going to Southeast Asia for Six Weeks. We Should Probably Chat About It.
I’ve got an exciting update: Andrew and I have planned our route! We’re doing a circle for about 5 1/2 weeks, hitting Bangkok, Koh Phagnan, Siem Reap, Phnom Penh, Ho Chi Minh, Dalat, Chiang Mai, and Pai. Phew! Having this part of the planning completed has revealed the reality of other parts of the trip … More Weird Ways to Make Money As a Writer
An ex-boyfriend told me once that I shouldn’t see psychics because they communicated with the devil. I try and go to a psychic every year. This year, I decided there was no better place to have my palms and tarot cards read than in New Orleans. I had been having pretty terrible luck with relationships, … More I’m Leaving My Relationship To Travel, Which Oddly Made Our Relationship Even Better
Ok, but who else can relate? I tell this story to entertain more than to rant, because no harm no foul, but come on y’all…. So when I lived in Austin, before I used Car2Go or mooched off of my boyfriend for rides, I took the bus a lot. I am a strong advocate for … More My Yoga Mat Is Not My Wingwoman – A Short Rant.
It would be too simple to say that I’m scared of the dark, but let’s go for it. Ever since I can remember, I’ve spent hours in bed awake at night, fearing that someone would break into my home while my eyes were still open. This fear has followed me into many spaces, including my … More Turning Fear Into Gratitude
I’m excited to announce that I’ve been nominated for The Versatile Blogger Award! Even with new projects, jobs, and training, I want to shake the dust off of BBB and arrive in Southeast Asia prepared to share my journey. Beat, Broke, Backpacking started as a way to document an open-ended backpacking trip, and I hope … More Beat, Broke, Backpacking is nominated for Versatile Blogger Award!