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Travel isn’t always pretty. It isn’t always comfortable. Sometimes it hurts, it even breaks your heart. But that’s okay. The journey changes you; it should change you. It leaves marks on your memory, on your consciousness, on your heart, and on your body. You take something with you. Hopefully, you leave something good behind.

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An Update on Life with Coronavirus

An Update on Life with Coronavirus

Posted: 03/26/20 | March 26th, 2020As many of you know, I have the coronavirus. Well, had. I’ve recovered. Luckily, I had a mild case. It felt like a really bad cold. My fever lasted only a few days, and the cough lasted until about day twelve. (Today is day...

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28 Things to See and Do in San Francisco

28 Things to See and Do in San Francisco

Updated: 03/24/20 | March 24th, 2020I loved visiting San Francisco from the start. It’s a city home to hippies, techies, artists, immigrants, students, and everyone in between. There’s incredible music, wold-class food for all budgets, some of the BEST Asian food in...

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Don’t Have Any (Travel) Regrets

Don’t Have Any (Travel) Regrets

Updated: 3/15/2020 | March 15th, 2020When I went to college (university as non-Americans say), a few of my friends studied abroad. They came back glowing from life-changing experiences, telling stories of new friends, spontaneous trips to exotic locations, foreign...

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How to Be a Travel Hacker in Canada (Updated 2020)

Posted: 4/2/2020 | April 2nd, 2020Travel hacking is one of the best ways to lower your travel costs. Flights, accommodation represent two of the biggest expenses travelers face so getting those to zero allows you to travel more for less. When money isn’t a worry, the...

8 hot tips for working from home like a boss

Sharing is caring!Let’s admit it: the world is very different and a lot stranger than it was a month ago. Time is changing fast, and most of us probably are working from home if at all. A month ago we were going about our daily lives, going to work, enjoying a beer at...

I’m Telling Stories I’ve Never Told Before — on Patreon!

Adventurous Kate contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks! When I started this blog more than 10 years ago, I had one goal: to entertain as many people as possible with my travel...

How the Coronavirus Will Change Travel

Posted: 03/31/20 | March 21st, 2020On a breezy fall morning, I was walking home from my university’s humanities department after trying to get out of my Spanish language requirement to no avail. On the way, I ran into one of my roommates. He mentioned he had heard...

So you’ve just been let go – unemployed in times of global pandemic

Sharing is caring!Hands up if you’ve been laid off, let go, stood down, furloughed, or just plain old fired since the coronavirus pandemic started. It seems like overnight, all of my friends either got the boot or are about to get the boot from their work. You know...

Sheltering in Place in Mexico City

Adventurous Kate contains affiliate links. If you make a purchase through these links, I will earn a commission at no extra cost to you. Thanks! This is not where I thought I’d be. If things had gone to plan, I would now be on a bus moving through the Peruvian...

An Update on Life with Coronavirus

Posted: 03/26/20 | March 26th, 2020As many of you know, I have the coronavirus. Well, had. I’ve recovered. Luckily, I had a mild case. It felt like a really bad cold. My fever lasted only a few days, and the cough lasted until about day twelve. (Today is day...

28 Things to See and Do in San Francisco

Updated: 03/24/20 | March 24th, 2020I loved visiting San Francisco from the start. It’s a city home to hippies, techies, artists, immigrants, students, and everyone in between. There’s incredible music, wold-class food for all budgets, some of the BEST Asian food in...

Don’t Have Any (Travel) Regrets

Updated: 3/15/2020 | March 15th, 2020When I went to college (university as non-Americans say), a few of my friends studied abroad. They came back glowing from life-changing experiences, telling stories of new friends, spontaneous trips to exotic locations, foreign...

7 Ways to Scratch the Travel Itch Without Traveling

Updated: 3/17/2020 | March 17th, 2020Once at a reader reader meetup, a fellow traveler approached me. He had just returned from an overland drive from New York City to Patagonia.After I peppered him with questions about his trip (I mean really, how cool does that trip...