Finding Virtue in a City of Vice

I recently entered a travel scholarship contest with World Nomads, and I thought I’d share the essay I wrote for it here! I adapted it from my original travel journal on Prague, Beyond Popular Prague:…

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Falling for Ireland

We all have those places we’re dying to see–they’ve been on the top of the list for years, after we saw a picture or read a story and they captured our imagination. Other places don’t…

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Traveling to the Amalfi Coast

I have never been somewhere with a more distinct, sweet smell than the Amalfi Coast of Italy. There is also nowhere that has captivated my attention so far as to allow no room for anxiety…

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My Airport Checklist and Routine

I haven’t found myself complaining about being at an airport until I got bad advice from our hotel in New York and arrived at LaGuardia AN HOUR before it opened and was forced to stand…

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Where I Traveled this Year

…and the last year, and where I’m going in the next I decided to make this list a part of my New Years tradition from now on, because trips are often times the highlights of…

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Hostels I Love

I predominantly stayed in hostels instead of Airbnbs while traveling in Europe (and even one in the US) and found a handful of chains that I absolutely loved staying at. When you’re constantly on the…

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Day Trips from Florence

The beauty of Florence (aside from its actual beauty) is that it’s centrally located in Italy, and many different destinations are just a short train ride away. I took advantage of this fact and embarked…

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Quick Apartment Updates

Since I get the itch to redecorate at the least every two weeks, I’ve found some sure-fire ways to make a difference quickly and affordably in how my space looks and feels. I also love…

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