Category Archives: Pre-trip

On packing and purging

I may not have left my heart in San Francisco, but I did leave: my CD collection, my books, my laptop from college, my furniture, the art supplies I’ve been meaning to use for the past five years… and much … Continue reading

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To plan, or not to plan…?

My trip is coming up in… four days!!! Eek. At this point I’m thinking more about how to get rid of everything in my apartment and say goodbye to San Francisco than about my travel plans. It’s funny what often … Continue reading

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You can take the girl out of Silicon Valley…

But you can bet she’s going to load up on tech gadgets and take them wherever she goes! Actually, most of my travel to date has been fairly low tech. In developing countries, I’ve never traveled with a laptop or … Continue reading

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Why travel? Why not…

Ever since I announced that I was leaving to travel indefinitely, the reactions I’ve gotten have been overwhelmingly positive. I’ve only gotten a handful of “Why?” and “But it’s so dangerous!” responses, even fewer than I got when I told … Continue reading

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