Articles By: Maggie P

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes

Skiing Safety: 6 Tips for a Safe Vacation on the Slopes
I have been skiing for the past 15 years and luckily I’ve never been seriously injured. I am not an expert skier but I’ve had my fair share of interesting experiences. While a lot of mine come off as rather humorous, there is nothing funny about the commonality of serious ski accidents. So,...
January 13th, 2011 | Featured, Fitness & Workouts, Sports & Games | Read More

5 Ways to Travel Like a Local

5 Ways to Travel Like a Local
The authentic culture of a city lies among the “locals” who don’t spend much time in tourist-filled places. Rather, traveling throughout a city like a local allows you to immerse yourself in it. It adds something special and authentic that you cannot find in a museum or a cathedral. The real city...
December 30th, 2010 | City Travel, Featured, Traveling Solo & Together | Read More

Morocco: 5 Things to Know Before You Go

Traveling in Morocco sounds exotic and fun, but the experience can also be an eye-opener when you’re not prepared or aren’t particularly assertive. Visitors to this North African country might encounter pushy storeowners or locals with questionable intentions. Or perhaps realize they should’ve...
December 16th, 2010 | Africa, Bus, Destinations, Extras, Getting There, Health & Safety, Morocco, Planning, Train | Read More

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away

UK Employment: England Border Officials Turned Me Away
Many people dream of working abroad in England. For Americans, British work visas are harder than ever to obtain, even with the promise of sponsorship from a British company. Lost Girls Maggie Parker was set to work in England–her dream country. She had a job lined up, a company to back her, and...
December 2nd, 2010 | England, Leaving & Coming Home, Solo Travel, Travel Philosophy, Working Abroad | Read More