How to Have a Successful Vacation Romance


I don’t know about you, but every time I board a plane, I secretly hope in the back of my mind that a cute guy will sit down next to me.  It’s silly, but movies have conditioned us to believe that these sorts of meet cutes do occur.  And they do lead to happiness and marriage.  Wouldn’t it be romantic to walk by the Eiffel Tower and immediately have a Frenchmen sweep you off your feet?  Now maybe it’s just me, but I don’t think so.   Continue reading


How to Travel Solo But Never Alone


I may travel solo, but I guarantee you—I’m rarely alone, and if I am, it is usually because I want some “me” time.  Each trip I go on, I come home with more new friends and shared experiences.  I may be boarding the plane alone, but from the moment I sit down in 22B—I’m busy making new friends…some of which often turn into life long friends.  For those of you itching to travel alone, but worried about getting lonely, here are a few ideas… Continue reading



WELCOME to Gone Gal!  My very own travel diary and safe place for all my thoughts, adventures, reviews, and tips.  

Traveling is one of my greatest passions in life and I’m excited to share it with others.  And even if my mom is the only one reading, it can’t hurt to document my travels for myself to look back and reflect on.  And if a review or piece of information helps even one young person out there who is itching to travel, then I guess it’s all worth it!