The Whole Gender Thing…

The Whole Gender Thing…

When I decided to travel solo, it never crossed my mind that I shouldn’t travel because I’m a woman but as I started to research travelling solo, many people made me feel like this should be a concern.

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Week 17: Thank You.

Week 17: Thank You.

This week we hiked the beautiful Blue Ridge Mountains of North Carolina, got involved at a Trump rally and made our way to Washington DC! We got a free coffee by volunteering at a coffee shop and free beer for telling a joke! Whey! Thank you so much to everyone that helped us out this week ❤ Continue reading “Week 17: Thank You.”

Week 16: Thank You.

Week 16: Thank You.

This week we continued to chill in Miami and then started heading north to the Carolinas on the final leg of our journey.

I’d like to say that we spent our Miami time in the sun but the storms confined us to our apartment, blitzing our way through the Game of Thrones series. Finally, on our last day in Miami, the sun came out. And we both burned ourselves silly 😦

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Week 15: Thank You.

Week 15: Thank You.

This week began with frustrating hitchhiking but ended in a beautiful apartment in Miami for Sarah’s BIRTHDAY!

Hitchhiking becomes stressful when you have a time limit and with only one day in Atlanta, the pressure was on to get there as fast as possible…

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Week 14: Thank You.

Week 14: Thank You.

We sourced a fair amount of food this week (not all of it edible…) and covered 1,200 miles!

Hitting the states of Texas, Louisiana, Mississippi, Tennessee, Arkansas, Missouri and Kentucky. We were rained out of the south and had to skip New Orleans which was gutting as we’d been really looking forward to it but hey ho! gotta go with tha flow…

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The 3 Rules of Hitchhiking

The 3 Rules of Hitchhiking

When it comes to how you look when hitchhiking, beyond all the tips and tricks, there are really just three simple rules.

With the world in a state of fear at, seemingly, all times – people have forgotten how to have a little faith in those around them. “A stranger is a friend you haven’t met yet” may sound naive, but there’s a definite truth to it when you break down the barriers we’ve all learnt to so expertly build. When hitchhiking, you’re relying on the strangers you’ve been taught to beware of and, more importantly, they’re trusting you.  Continue reading “The 3 Rules of Hitchhiking”