Dinner with friends is always a good idea

The Wait

You’ve bought your ticket and felt the excitement of finding that perfect deal to get you where your heart longs to visit; now what?  There are X months of waiting…

Movies to Move You. Literally.

Movies that make us want to throw on our backpack, run to the nearest airport (with the perfect iPod mix) and get the hell out of Dodge: 10. Amelie –…

Beating the Blah

It’s the beginning of February. If you live in the northern hemisphere, this means it’s the middle of winter. The farther north you go, the colder and darker it gets,…

My Five Go Girl Goals for 2011

If your world is anything like mine, the past few weeks have been crazy, for travelers and homebodies alike. Between flight delays (and cancellations), the crush of holiday shoppers and…

So You Want to Teach English…

Though it may have never been a job that you’ve considered, or even have any experience in, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL), can be a great way…

Erica and car

A Crash Course in Car Care

This post was previously published in my other blog, Not Another Wave. Before I begin this post, it needs to be stated for the record that I have a lot…

On the Rag and on the Run, Part II

Continued from yesterday’s post: “But Erica,” I can hear some saying yet again, “when I said ‘pain,’ I really meant pain! My cramps and bloating are so bad that I…

Menstruation isn't scary!

On the Rag and on the Run

Here’s a disclaimer for any sensitive readers out there: this post is about menstruating while traveling. If you’re not interested in the subject, I kindly suggest that you reconsider reading…

Mrs. Brightside

Throughout life, there are always those moments that make you acutely aware you’re really still just a traveler.  Like a true Go Girl travels the world, we all take that…

The Back to Budget Basics!

How to follow on from a post about my (very nearly) budget-busting all-inclusive summer holiday in the Maldives? Well, considering we’re nearing the end of the year and holiday allowance/spare…

How to be a Cheapskate… Overseas

I’m a cheapskate.  Honestly.  For many people, the words cheapskate and traveling have no place beside one another in a sentence, but I’ve made it work, and have made it…

Saving Money: Timeshares

Recently, one of my dear friends decided to travel to Florida on vacation. Usually, she stays in hotel, but this year she tried something different, she stayed in a timeshare….