I ♥ NY

I was working on a different blog post when my mind began to drift to my upcoming work trip to NYC. Coincidentally Simon & Garfunkel’s The Only Living Boy in New York came on from my Discover Weekly Spotify playlist. How does Spotify do it? Maybe I don’t want to know, but it got me thinking of my adventures in the city I called home for over 14 years.

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Nikki Flaming
Taking the leap into solo travel

My first solo trip was to London in early 2002. I was taking a 5-day haircutting course at the Vidal Sassoon Academy, and while it was more about work (we studied one haircut per day), it was my first time going somewhere alone and where I wouldn't know a soul.

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A girl walks into the jungle

There are so many reasons why one travels. Escape, exploration, a chance for a new start. At times it has been a combination of all three for me. In stressful situations I found myself going online to see where I could fly to.

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Welcome to our blog!

Here at roam & wander we want to not only help plan your trips, but to also build a travel community and family. We want to connect you to our friends and those who inspire our travels and in turn, be inspired by you.

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