My Favorite Travel Apps + A Giveaway

My name is Amanda and I’m addicted to my iPhone. It’s my only constant travel companion. While some travelers wax poetic about days on the road before technology, I can’t imagine traveling without my handheld GPS, memory recording, communication device. Last year, after breaking ...Read More

Finding Bits of Rome in Amman

Landing somewhere after dark always makes getting an accurate first impression difficult. That’s how I felt in Amman. As I sat in the back of a van driving through Jordan’s capital city, I wasn’t really sure what to expect. It was dark. I wasn’t ...Read More

Is Solo Travel Really For Me?

I became a solo traveler by accident. I wasn’t trying to make a statement or show that I was brave or inspire anyone. I started traveling by myself because I was homeless in Europe and had some time between jobs and everyone else I knew was ...Read More

Farsickness Monthly Recap: March 2015

At the end of every month I like wrap up my favorite moments, posts, Instagrams, and meals while giving a behind the scenes look at some of the moments that otherwise wouldn’t make the blog.  Overall, March was just as boring and stationary as I ...Read More

Trying to Find the Cool in Indianapolis

I never thought I’d struggle with the decision to write a post about Indianapolis. The whole premise of this post, and my trip there, was to try to find something cool about the city, to try to find something interesting about a place I ...Read More

The Time I Went to Tecate for Tacos

Sometimes when you’re traveling you make some really great morning plans and then you end up closing down the bar and eating tacos out of your purse on a curb while waiting for your Uber and those awesome morning plans start to look a ...Read More

6 Reasons I Fell in Love with San Diego

There are some places in the world you visit and immediately see yourself living there. Sometimes there isn’t really a reason, it’s just a good feeling you get. I’ve felt that pull to settle in Athens, Saigon, Taipei, and Amsterdam. And now San Diego. ...Read More
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