My Tropical Freshwater Island Paradise

I couldn’t help but think to myself, “Am I truly this blessed? Have I ever in my single adult travelers life felt so at peace with the world?”… This moment, gazing out into the crystal waters of Lake Malawi was the most spoiled and personally fulfilled I have ever felt. Normally a family and honeymooners …

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To anyone who thinks of wandering…

After grad school, I worked in a basement office with no windows and no ventilation. I had convinced myself that sitting in front of my computer and never seeing the sunlight was helping me achieve career goals. But all I managed to do was bitch every day about how stifled I was - how little …

7 reasons why Malawi is the most underrated travel destination in Africa

Three months ago, I stumbled upon an opportunity to live, work and adventure in Malawi – a small country located in southeastern Africa. I am always up for an adventure, so without much information I hopped on a plane and moved my life from San Francisco, California to Lilongwe, Malawi. Malawi is known colloquially as …

How to take the leap, travel the world and build your resume while doing it!

Dr. P was everyone’s favorite professor during my time in graduate school. Although he should have retired long ago – he speaks slowly, returns homework weeks late and often arrives to his own classes 20 minutes after they've started. He is overcommitted and overworked, but only because he pours his soul into each of his …