Ah, travel. Be it extended, short, for vacation, or a few weeks or a couple months, it’s always an adjustment.
What to expect? You never really know how a place is going to be until you get there / have been there before, but there’s a lot of things you can think about proactively that’ll make the experience less surprising, and less stressful. And, likely, marginally more enjoyable, if you’re adverse to unpleasant surprises, like I am. Though, if you’re less anal and particular than I am, you’ll probably find the experience easier anyways.
Here’s some questions Ms. Raggedly Rich always asks when subletting / renting / being billeted:
I’ve travelled a lot. For school, for work, briefly for a relationship, and sometimes for pleasure. And some of those occurred during awful, and physically difficult times.
This foot happened 2-weeks into my 8-week trip across Europe; first four weeks backpacking alone, and then four weeks with my family in Poland. I got the aircast in Poland, and the two weeks before that air-cast were the most painful, challenging, and difficult weeks of my life (because of more than just the foot). I call it my Euro-Trip from Hell for a reason.
But there were some things that I found invaluable while I was over there, and I have used / continue to use.
I had a guest post over at The Frugal Gene today!
Lily makes the best graphics
I spend my fair share of time on a bike during contracts, and I’ve collected a series of tips and tricks I use on those daily commutes.
It’s not as hard as you might think it is. Head on over whether you’re a beginning or an expert (and stay for the blog!).
I’m 26 years old, and I live with my parents. And guess what? I absolutely love it.
There’s a lot of factors that have influence my decision to live with my parents.
I have the means to live on my own, but for a myriad of reasons, I hunker down in my childhood bedroom and have nightly dinners with my folks as often as I can.
Getting your foot in the door is a pretty important in the arts world, and I think I’ve finally managed to start doing that in a meaningful way after two and a half years. I graduated University in 2014, and have been working (mostly) steadily in the arts, meaning: three to five contracts a year, of varying quality, and joe-jobs to fill the in-between time.