• Going Home without Going Home

    My first time back in the US since leaving on my amazing adventure Fellow nomads warned me that I might feel reverse culture shock upon returning to the US after 15 months of traveling. I’m not sure what that was meant to them, but I didn’t have it. Possibly I avoided it since I didn’t go “home” per se and…

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  • Time Flies When You Follow Your Dreams

    It’s been one year since I boarded a plane with a one-way ticket for Scotland. Not long before my last day at work, a coworker told me that others were placing bets about me. “Oh really?,” I asked, “Betting on when I’ll be back?” “No, betting on whether or not you’ll be back at all.” Shivering in the Edinburgh cold…

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  • English Food and Haggis get a Bad Rap

    I first visited Edinburgh in February of 2015 with Marcie.  Here’s a link to an album of that trip.  We absolutely loved it. The ornate architecture with wonderful sculptural details everywhere was captivating.  Even the air vents are pretty. You can find live music any night of the week. People are friendly and have awesome accents. Despite popular opinion, I…

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  • This is the Day

    This is it. Stacy sits next to me on the plane to Edinburgh, Scotland, reading a fantasy novel about dragons. As surreal as this feels, we may as well be on our way to fight dragons ourselves. It hasn’t sunk in yet that this is the day. The first day of what? The rest of our lives? The first day…

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Hi, I'm Christina. I love travel, cats, gardens, house sitting, birds, painting, dogs, museums, good food & drink, you know - all the good stuff! I've been travelling full time since April 2, 2018. Welcome to my blog.

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