One of the positives that’s come out of the coronavirus pandemic for me personally is a deeper connection to nature. In losing a life of travel I’ve gained a year grounded in (mostly) California and in giving up a commute and after-hours work obligations I’ve gained time to spend outside.
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Hello! I’m Lauren, an adventurous solo traveler who has ventured to 58 countries and counting. Having lived abroad in Australia, Spain and the Costa Rican rainforest, Something In Her Ramblings is my space to share stories, resources and travel tips with fellow women solo travelers.
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From a bird’s eye view, at first glance there’s little that appears to remain of ancient China in Beijing. As our plane makes its descent into Beijing Capitol International Airport the scene that unfolds is one of distinct modernity – a sea of tall skyscrapers shrouded by infamous smog. The
Rain drops splatter on the ground as I cross a bridge over the Seine and set foot on the Left Bank. It’s a cold and bleak December day in Paris and I’m attempting to visit the Edgar Degas exhibit at the Musee d’Orsay for the second day in a row.
Happy Thanksgiving 2020! Without a doubt, your celebrations will look much different this year than in the past as the coronavirus pandemic rages on and holiday gatherings are discouraged. I hope you are managing to find light in the darkness with new ways to celebrate. In these troubling times I
“Falta mucho.” That we still have a long distance to go before reaching the metro station is not what I want to hear on a day when I’m trying to cram all the sights on my Mexico City bucket list into a 14-hour period. I’ve come from the floating gardens
“Corona o Tecate?” It’s a picturesque question to be asked as I step aboard the deck of a brightly colored trajinera in Xochimilco. The gritty docks of this small and unassuming neighborhood in southern Mexico City unfold into a sea of narrow and long boats, each crowned with painted flowers,