In case you’re new here, please take note that I have moved to a self hosted WordPress site. All of my posts and stuff will be there now, rather than here. Here are some of my more recent posts there: Photo of the Week: Orchard Beach 5 Ways to ImproveYour Photography Tuesday Tips: How to […]

One of the easiest and most effective ways to cut the cost of your holiday is with a home swap.  The house exchange website,, is a member’s only site with homes of all styles and sizes in holiday destinations all over the world. Get in touch with a like-minded homeowner and you can be […]

Looking for a place to travel as a couple? England is a romantic and beautiful destination to visit with your other half. Tracey Chandler discusses a few of the United Kingdom’s most couple-friendly areas. After jabs, jetlag, airport queues and irritating coins of foreign currency that stick around in your wallet for ages, a holiday […]

Caught in a bind at school, work, or life? Feel like things are unexciting or too routine? You might be suffering from “Sophomore Slump,” and here’s how to fix it! Read more at >>  

The following is simply a PREVIEW — to read the whole thing, head over to The Kay Days website and subscribe while you’re at it! 🙂 Thanks again to all of my readers for being so supportive! Austin is a city with character. Everywhere you turn, there are wall murals, graffiti drawings, and live music, […]

After much consideration and effort, I just launched my BRAND NEW WEBSITE! This gives me more flexibility to bring you, my favorite people in the world, advice and stories that you find valuable and inspiring. I decided to self-host as per the suggestion of many of my readers, so I hope you’ll head over there, […]

I AM MOVING! Please visit my NEW and IMPROVED WEBSITE!  Many of the good things in life start with a leap of faith, and travel is no exception. At first glace, travel may seem like a distant dream, or something to be done after you’re “richer.” Well, I’m here to bust that myth. It’s possible […]

A cool breeze greeted me as I walked out of the airport in Richmond, VA, the place I called home for six years before moving to Texas for college. As school and classes started getting more and more stressful, a taste of Virginia fall was exactly what I needed. The real reason I headed home […]

After speaking with many of my fellow students, colleagues, and friends, I’ve learned a lot about peoples’ preconceived notions regarding traveling, especially traveling while in college and traveling alone. The truth is, it’s really not that difficult or scary. Here are some of the main concerns I’ve heard, and what you can do to overcome […]

Hey readers! Hope you’re having a happy Monday. I know I sure am, despite preparing for an exam tomorrow and a few assignments due later this week. I’m gearing up for a trip to Austin this Friday and couldn’t be more excited. I’m also in the middle of planning a couple trips all over the […]