After working in corporate America for 15 years, I quit my job, sold my house, packed up my Subaru Outback, and hit the road. I grew up in Missouri and have lived in Colorado and California. I started my travels in the Pacific Northwest and drove through Canada to Alaska. After that, I spent a month in Thailand, a month in Vietnam, and then six months exploring Australia. Follow along to see pictures/videos, and hear stories of people and places along the way.

I write about what it’s like traveling as a tall solo female, the feelings that come along with it (good and bad), the people I meet, and the thoughts that run through my head. I also share some beautiful pictures and history of the places I go! Each post is a quick 5-15 minute read.


I enjoy outdoor activities like hiking and biking. During my travels, I strive to push myself both physically and emotionally. Some of my favorite adventures have been:


I’ve had the fortune of meeting some of the most interesting and caring people on the planet. Here are just a few:


As a single female, I’ve also tried to date while traveling, which has been challenging:

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Please feel free to reach out to me with any questions or just to say “hi”! I love interacting with people!

Editors: Mandy Strider and Misty Kosek

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