Life After Travel: My Denver Apartment Tour

Life After Travel: My Denver Apartment Tour

After living in France with a host family and then backpacking the world for a year, I was ready for a place of my own. After all, I hadn't had my own space in two and a half years! So I'll admit- I got a bit, um… carried away. I spent way too much money on my...
Nerding Out at Harry Potter World

Nerding Out at Harry Potter World

Long before I was a traveler, I was a nerd. My favorite movie ever is Lord of the Rings, I played Pokémon until I was a senior in high school (no, but seriously) and I'm a lifelong Harry Potter fan. I've not only read all the Harry Potter books in English (obviously),...
NYC is for Besties

NYC is for Besties

New York City– the first stop on my four-month round-the-world adventure, and one of my favorite cities in the world. This year I ventured to the Big Apple with my best friend, Alyssa, also known affectionately as Lizard. (And it wasn't our first trip- one year...
Practicing Gratitude Wherever You Go

Practicing Gratitude Wherever You Go

I've been back from Asia for a month now, living at my parent's house in Michigan. I am by far the happiest I've ever been at home. Readjusting last time after a long spell abroad was more difficult- I felt listless, bored and irritated with the return of bad habits...
Back from Asia… And Home for the Holidays!

Back from Asia… And Home for the Holidays!

Hey! I'm not sure if you saw on Facebook and Twitter but I am home! (Once I suffered a 30+ hour flight in which Delta shoved me in the corner with a crying infant and a seat that didn't recline. Love.) Being home is so nice. I don't think I've ever been this happy to...