It’s taken over a year to really sink in: I’ve backpacked Yosemite National Park. Thousands–maybe millions–of people have already accomplished that feat, so what makes the fact that I’ve done it so special?
Over pancakes and bacon and coffee the morning following the funeral of a cousin, my two older brothers and I reminisced about her life and our own childhood while lamenting the fact that we weren’t as close as we’d like to be. As a step toward cementing our filial bond, I invited them both to join me on my cross-country roadtrip when I moved west.
The list of destinations I want to visit just keeps growing. On days like today when wanderlust feels like a fever running hot in my veins and a tight, anxious fist in my chest, I start to wonder–how will I ever see it all?
Wanderlust for One shares destination insights, practical tips, and thoughtful perspectives on solo travel. Started in 2010 as a personal travel blog, the site has evolved into an online destination for audiences searching for information and inspiration about traveling alone. Read more...