• Diaries

    On the Road: Finding Balance

    One of the most frequent questions I get about being a modern nomad is, “How do you balance everything?” I’ve sat on this topic for several months because I wanted to see if there was A Few Right Answers on finding and maintaining balance. There isn’t. Instead, I’m going to share my stories and what I’ve learned about balance.

  • Diaries

    Why I got Reconstructive Surgery Again | Part 3

    This is a continuation of a mini-series I started about my journey with microtia. If you don't know what microtia is or haven't read the first post yet, click into this blog post to read more. This blog post talks about gaining confidence after surgery and learning something new about my hearing.

  • Diaries

    Video Diaries Ep. 1

    Our first video diary!! We wanted to give you the smallest, sneakiest peeks at what goes on in our daily lives and behind the scenes of the blog. We're looking forward to show you more as we create more videos!

  • Finance

    Money on My Mind: Offsetting Surprise Expenses | Juliet

    I'm glad I stayed home in California for about 2.5 weeks cause it relieved stress off of my wallet. Thank heavens for parents, right? Towards the end of December 2018, money was on the top of my mind. I think it was because I was so close to being home that I didn't want to cook anymore, which meant paying for food, but I also did not want to spend money. First world problems, I know.

  • Finance

    Money on My Mind: Back to Budgeting | Annie

    I haven’t written down my expenses in a long time so I thought it was time I started it up again. It helps me figure out where my money is going and what I can do to improve my spending. I go through phases where I’ll be really frugal and only spend on the necessities to spending more on things I want without too much thought.

  • Travel & Culture

    On the Road: General FAQs Pt. 1

    Time to tackle some frequently asked questions by my friends, colleagues, and strangers! I will be breaking down some larger topics in separate blog posts, like budgeting and balancing life. Stay tuned for those, but in the meantime, keep the questions coming!

  • Diaries

    2018 in Review | Annie

    I can’t believe the year is almost over in TWO DAYS. 2018 was definitely better than 2017. I spent a lot of time in 2017 doubting myself, caring too much about what others thought of me, and not enough time taking care of myself. In 2018 I put myself out there and I am slowly starting to find myself again.