Hi! I'm Jen, and I am so glad you are here!

Just before my partner died of cancer in June of 2018, I promised him that I would not waste a single day that I am gifted on this planet. I quit my job that very month and set off with a one-way ticket and a dream to see the world. My hope is that the stories you find here will inspire you to follow your dreams, whatever those dreams may be. Because life is just too short to delay seeking your version of joy.

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TRAVEL TIPS

Travel tips and packing lists to ensure an easy trip

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TRAVEL HEALS

A collection of stories about grieving while traveling

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USA PARKS

Tips for traveling to & hiking through USA national parks

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THE CAMINO

Stories and tips for walking the Camino de Santiago

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PERFECT DAY

Itineraries to maximize memories with limited time

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Château de Chenonceau in the Loire Valley

The Compelling History of Château de Chenonceau & Why You Must Go

All you need to know before you go to the best château in the Loire Valley: A visit to France’s Loire Valley is truly incomplete without a visit to Château de Chenonceau. I was first attracted to the Loire Valley because of the Loire River, which served as the demarcation line in central France during WWII. …

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