People in Colorado love the outdoors with a fervor I’ve not seen elsewhere. sovrn is particularly outdoorsy; my coworkers enjoy everything from bouldering to rafting to high-altitude scuba-diving.
Which I love- not only do I have built-in hiking buddies, my … Read the rest
Ever since I was a teenager, I’ve dreamed of seeing Petra, the Rose City that was lost to the western world until 1812. The ancient city almost seemed mythical, about as real to me as the Lost City of Atlantis.… Read the rest
Even though this was my fourth time packing for a trip to Europe, I am still learning how to not over pack and what to bring that is stylish but functional.
In the past, I was the girl that forked … Read the rest
As senior year of college was winding down, I frantically began to send out resumes and try to figure out what on earth I was going to do with my life and my degree in International Studies.
While I … Read the rest
I don’t know about you guys, but for me a comfy bed is a must after a long international flight.
Which is why I was so glad that when Amanda, Jessica and I landed in New York, we had … Read the rest
I don’t think I’ve ever over-eaten as much as I did while in Jordan. But looking back, I’m not even upset with myself- Jordanian food was absolutely delicious.
At one point the girls and I were so sick of over-eating … Read the rest
As any reader of this blog knows, I absolutely adore history. But despite seeing Roman ruins like Palatine Hill in Rome and the Basilica Cistern in Istanbul, I was never terribly interested in Ancient Rome.
Jerash, Jordan, changed that.… Read the rest
Today we’re hearing from Edna, one of my best friends who has been working around the world since 2008. We met back in 2012 when we were both living in Paris and have been friends ever since! Although Edna … Read the rest
Over the years I’ve become an increasingly adventurous traveler. I’ve gone canyoning in Vietnam, hiked the most active volcano in Bali, dived with sharks in Indonesia, paraglided in the Swiss Alps and endured a ten-day trek in … Read the rest
In addition to positive au pair experiences, sometimes I like to feature negative experiences as well. Sadly when I was an au pair I knew a lots of girls who were mistreated by their host families- it’s more common than … Read the rest