For my 26th birthday this year, I decided to take a solo trip, and not just a regular solo trip, but a surprise solo trip. That’s right. I did not plan this trip at all. Instead, I let complete and total strangers do it. Don’t worry. They were (are?) thoroughly trained and competent strangers from Pack Up + Go, but strangers none the less.
So, cue double the anxiety. Would I have fun? Was this a bad idea? What if I got sent somewhere I hated? These questions and more swirled through my head just seconds after I hit submit on my survey form precisely four weeks before I was set to head wherever.
Then, I remembered why I wanted to do this, why I wanted to take this trip. Twenty-six is a fascinating age. You’re not exactly old, but you feel old. Like now’s the time to try new things, to take risks, and live a little. So, I swallowed my nerves and hoped for the best. Everything worked out perfectly. Seattle is a gorgeous city. Seriously, Grey’s Anatomy didn’t do this place justice!Read More