Travel Notes and Things

An online source for those who believe in the transformative power of travel .

The 3 Things Your Reverse Culture Shock Is Trying To Tell You

Are you tired of seeing your reverse culture shock as something unpleasant to experience? I hear ya! Download my cheat sheet to help you see what your reverse culture shock is actually trying to tell you, and how it can even help you manifest more travel!

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10 Under $10: Travel Books Every Wanderlust-er Must Read

In times when we cannot travel, what better way to travel from home in a way that imprints lessons, inspiration, and joy unlike anything else? Books of course! And, in this case, travel books.

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Wanderlust in Quarantine: My Best Advice for Uncertain Times

Because times may not be uncertain, but we have time itself, and with that, we have the opportunity to make of it any way we want.

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How to Continue Finding Clarity From Travel at Home - The Practical Way

Travel gives us clarity for the ideas and thoughts we’ve had in our minds, the inspiration, and the push needed to finally go after our dreams. I don’t know what it is; the scenery before us, the vibe of a new city, the animosity we feel of being in a place no one knows us? 

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Living Your “Travel Truths”

Travel truths is a term (maybe I invented or it’s been used before I don’t really know  ) that I like to use to refer to those realizations, moments of clarity, and those moments when we just feel the most “us” and that we just feel like THIS is the kind of feeling we want to keep feeling: freedom, possibility, and a knowing that we are meant to live this way all the time.

Hey there!

I'm Maritza! I am a twenty something year old, California native, now Illinois resident, Mexican-American girl. I jump at the first opportunity for adventure, I love learning about different cultures through it’s people and food, and I think traveling is one of the most influential gifts we can give ourselves.  I am also the writer and creator for this little space on the Internet, dedicated to meaningful travel and inspiration to wander the world. Thank you so much for stopping by!

The realest travel quotes you actually need to read right now

I’m just saying that after you read this post on travel quotes, you may feel a sudden urge to look at flights to that place you’ve been wanting to go to…don’t say I didn’t warn you. 

Taking the Train from Québec City to Montréal using Via Rail Canada

Are you planning a trip to French Canada soon? Have you considered possibly traveling by train from Québec City to Montréal?

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Wanderlust in Quarantine: My Best Advice For Uncertain Times

Because times may not be uncertain, but we have time itself, and with that, we have the opportunity to make of it any way we want.

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