10 Reasons to Love Steamboat Springs, Colorado

10 Reasons to Love Steamboat Springs, Colorado

Steamboat Springs is hands-down one of my favorite ski towns in Colorado. It's low-key and unpretentious, unlike Aspen or Vail. And it offers some of the best hiking and skiing in Colorado. I've been to Steamboat Springs several times, in both the summer and the...
Wine-tasting in Napa and Sonoma

Wine-tasting in Napa and Sonoma

Recently I flew out to San Francisco for work, but headed out a day early to have a day to spend in the Bay Area. When I landed, my friend Shea texted me and said, “Hey, are you down to go to Napa for the day? I rented a car.” Ummm, yes. Our first stop?...
I’m Moving to AFRICA!!!

I’m Moving to AFRICA!!!

I'm kicking off 2017 with some big news – yesterday I quit my job and next month I'm moving to Africa! Uganda, specifically. Words can't express how excited I am to live abroad again. Some of my friends think I'm insane – I'm quitting a great job to move...
Highlights of a Glorious, Sunny Week in Paris

Highlights of a Glorious, Sunny Week in Paris

In September I headed back to Paris, my one-time home and forever favorite city. It was glorious – the weather was sunny and crisp and the cheese was just as delicious as I remembered. Nom. My week in Paris was part of my two-week vacation to Europe. Two weeks...
Discovering Climbing Country in Rifle, Colorado

Discovering Climbing Country in Rifle, Colorado

Last month I headed to Rifle, Colorado, one of the best climbing destinations in the United States. Long-time readers may remember I don't climb – I had a traumatic climbing incident in which I dropped a Tinder date from the top of the wall. No, that is not a...
The Utterly Delicious Reykjavik Food Tour

The Utterly Delicious Reykjavik Food Tour

While in Iceland, I knew I wanted to do a food tour. My trip was only four and half days so I figured a food tour would be the perfect crash course in Iceland's food, culture, and history. And boy, was I right. As you guys know, I've done a lot of food tours. This was...
The Stunning Waterfalls of Southern Iceland

The Stunning Waterfalls of Southern Iceland

Confession – I never used to like waterfalls that much. I had seen Iguazu and Niagara but honestly thought they were overrated and touristy. Why all the fuss? Welp, Iceland changed that. Iceland has so many beautiful waterfalls that I spent two days...
The Do’s and Don’ts of a Road Trip in Iceland

The Do’s and Don’ts of a Road Trip in Iceland

Due to its natural beauty, Iceland is an insanely fun place to road trip. Plus, it's compact – you can circle the entire country in about a week. My friend Adam and I only had four days, so we did a road trip of the southern coast. Although we would've enjoyed...
The 10 Things That Surprised Me Most About Iceland

The 10 Things That Surprised Me Most About Iceland

I had no idea of what to expect of Iceland. Thanks to Instagram, I knew of Iceland's wild, rugged beauty. But beyond that, I assumed Iceland would be like Scandinavia: cold, blond, and organized. Little did I know, Iceland is quirky, unique and unlike anywhere else...