All tagged traveling

Sophie Ombregt: Chronic Traveler

Backpacker extraordinaire Sophie Ombregt talks to us about her bumpy beginnings into traveling, what it’s really like to explore the world as a solo woman, and how to use street smarts to stay safe while on the road. Let’s give in to wanderlust with Sophie!

On the post-travel blues

Traveling is incredible. It presents us with infinite opportunities to explore faraway places, grow, and connect with kindred spirits. But, one inevitable part of traveling is rarely talked about – the post-travel blues. It’s that dull state of mind we find ourselves in when we must settle back into our normal routine after having had an epic trip, regardless of duration.

Helpless and Clueless in South Korea

It’s been only three weeks since I’ve been in Korea but it feels like months. It must be due to the fact that so much has happened in the last 20+ days. I left home sweet home Chicago, flew halfway across the world, had an intense but rewarding week-long orientation, arrived at my new apartment in Daegu, met my school staff and started teaching! Just the way I like to live my life – as productively as possible.