I Am Going to Europe, For Real

I am going to Europe. And now it’s FOR REAL, because after three months of forgetting all about this blog—but not about my trip—you know what I did just yesterday? I bought my freakin’ tickets.…

January 12, 2016
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Why “The Hopeful Traveler”?

You guys. Do you know how hard it is to come up with a blog name? In case you don’t, here’s a spoiler alert: it is so hard. Not only do you have to encapsulate all your hopes and dreams for your baby blog in…

October 6, 2015

I Am Going to Europe

I once heard somewhere that using firm, declarative statements could help people get into the right mindset to achieve their goals. For example, instead of saying, “I wish I could do XYZ,” you say, “I am going to do XYZ.” So, here we go:…

October 1, 2015