Frugal Introvert: A Travel Oxymoron?

As my tag line professes, I am a frugal introvert. In other words, I’m a budget, solo traveler who needs less socializing and stimulation and more alone time than extroverts. These two qualities don’t seem like they’d be compatible. How to reconcile the needs of an introvert with the challenges …

How Travel Helps Me as an Introvert

  When I taught English for a year on a little island off the coast of South Korea, there was one word I would hear people around me saying most often: 외국인 oegug-in (pronounced way-goog-een). This means “foreigner”. With my light hair and eyes, I definitely stood out in a …