10 Awkward Moments Only Female Travelers Can Understand

10 Awkward Moments Only Female Travelers Can Understand

We are still celebrating Women’s History Month and this post is a funny ode to my sisters that have gone through the struggle bus of being a woman on the go in unfamiliar territory.  I see you.  I salute you.  I empathize with you.  We are still strong and beautiful even when we might not feel like it.  I hope this makes you snort from laughter and gives you great memories in hindsight.  If you have any other awkward womanly moments, definitely leave them in the comments so we can bond.

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40 Days in Europe: The Not So Glamorous Side

40 Days in Europe: The Not So Glamorous Side

Picture this scenario:

Person 1: "Hey, CJ, what did you do for the summer?"

Me: "I spent 40 days backpacking in Europe alone. *insert grin*"

Person 1: "Oh wow! Sounds so glamorous. You must have lived it up."

Here is where we are going to pause.  YES.  I lived it up because it would have been crazy (and a waste of money) for me not to.  Let us take a breath and remember though, that travel can get nitty and gritty, and there is a story behind every Instagram picture.  

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