Travel isn't all itineraries, guides, packing lists, and tips/hacks.
I have some thoughts and experiences that don't fit squarely into the mold of this site, and I share them here. Read on to learn about my travel goals, my thoughts about travel, and more..
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1 Month Left: How My 30 Before 30 Goals Shaped The Past 2.5 Years
With one month left in my 30 Before 30 challenge, I want to share some of the lessons I've learned in the process. Happy (almost) birthday to me!
2016 in Review & My 2017 Travel Plans
2016 has come – and gone – and now it's time to look back. Check out my video review of the year, plus a few announcements for travel in 2017.
A Mantra for 2017: Travel, Writing & Life
As we finally move out of 2016 it's time to prepare for the year ahead. Like last year, I've chosen a word as my yearly mantra. Read on to learn what it is!
5 Months Left: Why I’m Not Stressed About My 30 Before 30 Goals
Remember when I set my 30 Before 30 goals all those months ago? There are only five months left! See how I'm doing in my latest update.
On My 29th Birthday: A 30 Before 30 Checkup
With only 12 months left to complete my 30 Before 30 Goals, its hard to imagine how much I will accomplish, and how I will feel, this time next year. Happy birthday, or wish me luck!
A Mantra for 2016
Inspired by my friend Malia from Shoyu Sugar, I'm picking a single word to focus on in the coming year. 'Minimize' is my mantra for 2016.
On my 28th Birthday: A 30 Before 30 Checkup
Six months down, twenty-four to go. Here is my annual checkup on my 30 Before 30 goals... just in time for my birthday!
30 Before 30 – Goals to Accomplish Before My 30th Birthday
With only 30 months before I turn 30 years old, I've written a list of goals to help make my birthday a celebration of the past while looking eagerly toward the future.
Where to Begin: My Travel Bucket List
Welcome to the first post on Valerie & Valise! Learn about my travel bucket list, a set of goals I want to accomplish in my life and document on this blog.