Keep Your Gin Up: Things I learned at a History of Gin tasting by Fords Gin

“According to scientists gin IS a solution” – Anonymous

The first thing I learned upon arrival to England is that the Brits sure do love their gin. As I am typically a whiskey girl, I don’t know anything about gin so I thought the best way to learn is at a gin tasting. I mean getting drunk while learning is clearly my form of education! Continue reading “Keep Your Gin Up: Things I learned at a History of Gin tasting by Fords Gin”

My Birthday Abroad

“A Birthday is just the first day in another 365 day journey around the sun, so enjoy the trip!”

I turned 28 while drinking a bottle of wine, eating a baguette with cheese & chocolate under the Eiffel Tower while it twinkled under the night sky. I couldn’t have asked for a more picture perfect night. Continue reading “My Birthday Abroad”

How to Make the Most Out of the Typical Corporate 10 Vacation Days

“We travel not to escape life, but for life not to escape us.”

I don’t think it is a secret that I would rather be traveling the world, but for now I am still in the corporate work world. I work the typical 9 to 5 in a cubicle and I often find myself staring at a wall dreaming of all the places I want to travel to. The issue is that I am confined to only getting a certain number of paid vacation days. A problem that majority of us face, but there are ways to take multiple grand vacations in the course of the year. Continue reading “How to Make the Most Out of the Typical Corporate 10 Vacation Days”

The Daunting Depression of Finding a Way…

“It’s a funny thing coming home. Nothing changes. Everything looks the same, feels the same, even smells the same. You realize what’s changed is you.”

F. Scott Fitzgerald

Well it feels like a lifetime ago that I was on the boat in Croatia. The tan lines have faded and it seems more like a dream I keep chasing to relive, but the memories are mine for a lifetime. The experience did change me and I knew coming home something would have to be different.

Since coming home my life feels like it has been on an emotional roller coaster. Continue reading “The Daunting Depression of Finding a Way…”

About Me (Brittany)

“Never let waiting become a habit. Travel the world, take risks and live the adventurous life you dream about. Life is happening now and it’s not waiting for anyone.”

I’m Brittany, a 27 year old aviation analyst. I have what many would consider an ideal situation. I live in Washington DC, I get to work remote 2 days a week for a job that I enjoy and am generously compensated for, but to me there is something missing. Continue reading “About Me (Brittany)”