Clarissa Caldwell works as a writer, artist, and yoga teacher in Walla Walla, Washington. She has lived in France, South America, and Australia, as well as a dozen different towns in the United States. She likes to take her time wherever she goes, and believes that slow, sustainable travel is the best kind. You can find Clarissa on Twitter @cdccdc.
Best solo getaway: Backpacking in New Zealand.
Best traveling-with-friends trip: Skiing. Anywhere.
Next destination on your list: Tanzania.
Favorite airport: Portland International in Oregon. It’s green, clean, and food is tasty and affordable.
Cried a little when I left: Paris. I have a friend there who is like a sister to me, which makes leaving even worse.
Preferred mode of travel: Horseback.