My All-American Bucket List

Washington Monument, Washington, D.C.

By the end of my career break trip through the former Soviet Union, I had visited 38 countries. By contrast, I have been to only 22 states in the United States – in many cases, […]

Preparing to Travel: My Massive To-Do List

Although I just gave notice at work and publicly announced my upcoming trip last week, I started preparing much, much earlier. Here is a look at the massive RTW trip to-do list that I have […]

Announcing My Big Adventure

Russia

If you are a regular reader of this site, you likely have seen my recent interviews with some of my fellow thirty-somethings who are leaving their jobs to travel or work overseas. I am thrilled […]

I Dream of Russia

I vividly remember searching frantically through the book stacks in my high school library, trying to find the perfect subject for a book report due just a few days later. The assignment was to write […]

Thirty-Somethings See the World: Ali Garland

Welcome to the next in a series of traveler spotlights on Katie Going Global, profiling some of my fellow thirty-something travelers who are getting ready to take a break from their everyday lives to travel […]

My Seven Links

The goal of Tripbase’s My 7 Links initiative is “to unite bloggers (from all sectors) in a joint endeavor to share lessons learned and create a bank of long but not forgotten blog posts that […]

Thirty-Somethings See the World: Scott Hartbeck

Welcome to the second in a series of traveler spotlights, profiling some of my fellow thirty-something travelers who are getting ready to take a break from their everyday lives to travel – not just for […]

Thirty-Somethings See the World: Megan Shaw

Welcome to a new series of traveler spotlights on Katie Going Global, profiling some of my fellow thirty-something travelers who are getting ready to take a break from their everyday lives to travel – not […]