Every Day Is A Choice. Choose Your Own Adventure.

A little over a year ago, I returned from a two-week solo trip in Portugal with an unwanted souvenir — panic attacks. I had my first after landing in NYC, at baggage claim in JFK, when a cop with a sniffer dog had to get me a paper bag for my hyperventilation. The second was…

What It’s Really Like To Solo Travel In A Relationship

Vietnam was my seventh solo trip, but it was the first time I solo traveled while being in a relationship. It’s a different experience, because while I genuinely enjoy wandering through a foreign place alone, I now have someone I am thrilled to share my life and adventures with.  It’s easy for people to assume…

I Can’t Live Without Creating, But I Struggle To Create

I started this website as a way for me to have my own space for anything I wanted to write about. I hoped, by creating a place that was just mine, I would feel motivated to write and be creative. But I am realizing that I can have the space, the agency and the time,…

I Only Recently Started Embracing Life As An Indian-American

“A third culture kid is a person who has spent a significant part of his or her development years outside their parents’ culture. The third culture kid builds relationships to all the cultures, while not having full ownership in any.” — Ruth Van Reken People find wonder in being in two places at once, as…