Why You Should Visit A Destination More Than Once

If you’ve kept up with my travels in any way, you may have noticed a pattern. While I visited many different destinations during my year living abroad, there are several cities I’ve frequented more religiously over the years. It’s tempting, for sure, to visit new places. There’s SO much I want to see. Yet, inevitably, I find myself repeatedly booking flights to cities I’m already quite familiar with. Read more “Why You Should Visit A Destination More Than Once”

3 Immediate Ways to Cope with Travel Burnout

Have you ever experienced travel burnout — feeling overextended or uninspired while on a longer-than-average trip? While I haven’t been on the road for months (or even weeks), on day 11 of this trip yesterday, I was there.

I left Chicago for Houston on Thursday (3/2) and spent four days seeing old friends and students, celebrating a wedding and eating all my favorite foods. From there, work took me to Austin for a week to experience the awesome SXSWedu conference.

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The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation l Foodie Find

This past weekend I was in Houston, and among the many highlights of the trip was a lunchtime visit to The Original Ninfa’s on Navigation.

If you’ve read my about page then you know I lived in Houston for a couple years right after college, as a teacher through Teach For America. This latest trip for a friend’s wedding was my first time back since I left in 2013.

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