Now That I’m Back

January 8, 2017 Jade Aliana 0

I’ve been back in the States almost a month now.  I’ve planned my next moves and am still undecided.  For now, I’m staying in Minnesota, mostly to spend time with my family and friends.  I […]


Back Home

December 14, 2016 Jade Aliana 1

I’m finally back in the States.  The plan was to go to India after Nairobi; unfortunately, I didn’t have the visa requirement for my mini and we were unable to board.  From India we were […]


Workaway II: Out My Bag

December 3, 2016 Jade Aliana 2

In less than two weeks I will be headed stateside and I’ve been reflecting on my experiences while abroad and the next move with my mini. While I had ruled out Workaways after my first […]


Workaway – It’s A No For Me

November 23, 2016 Jade Aliana 0

My first week here was awful.  I had a fever that wouldn’t quit.  My mini couldn’t keep food down and once she recovered she had to care for me until I got better.  I couldn’t […]


First 48

November 17, 2016 Jade Aliana 1

If you put too much energy into the negative you’ll miss the positive 1:20 pm  – After an overnight flight and a six hour layover we finally arrived in Nairobi, Kenya.  We departed our plane […]


Host From Hell: A New Plan

November 8, 2016 Jade Aliana 6

I’ve read so many comments about travelers having the worst host possible or dirty accommodations that look nothing like the pictures.  When I decided to book my rooms through AirBnB I only stayed in places […]


Catching Up With Yesterday

November 2, 2016 Jade Aliana 0

As much as I’ve been trying to let go of being so rigid and routine I’m still working on slowing down.  I know longer have 10 things on my daily to-do-list.  I’ve tried to minimize […]


Headed to the Market

October 25, 2016 Jade Aliana 0

We hadn’t even finished unpacking and I was ready to go learn and explore.  We opted for yet another Hop On Hop Off tour and this one was by far the best we’ve been on. […]

Waiting for her dad to call me back.

Traveling to South Africa

October 18, 2016 Jade Aliana 2

As much as I would prefer a non-stop flight I still have to consider my budget so when I the alert for the tickets from Athens, Greece to Johannesburg, South Africa popped up in my […]


From AirBnB to Workaway

October 14, 2016 Jade Aliana 1

I heard about workaway and the potential to use them from travelers that wanted to save money while traveling; however, I didn’t really know much about the organization. I finally looked in to it and […]

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