This time of year, everyone takes time to reflect on what they are thankful for. I’m lucky enough to have had the past 3 months to reflect on life, and boy do I have a lot to be thankful for! I have the most supportive friends and family that have stood by me through my … More Boy Am I Thankful
In less than a week I will embark on my first trip to Asia… solo. I’ve gone through lots of emotions planning this trip. At first, extreme excitement about visiting my 5th continent in 2 years. Then, even more excitement when I decided on Thailand and started researching the culture, the beautiful temples, the beaches, and … More Meet Flat Stanley
Who would have known that volunteering your time and giving back could be so therapeutic?? Not only do you have the opportunity to make an impact on others, but you can also learn a lot about yourself through doing it. Around the holidays, many people start to think about different ways to give back, but … More Giving Back This Holiday Season… and Always!
Most of my blog posts have been about my experiences traveling the world. I would be remiss not to mention how amazing it can be to be a tourist in your own city for a day. I’ve lived in the city of Chicago for almost 10 years now. About 4 years ago I realized what a routine … More Chicago Tourist Day
Most of my posts have been about my journey and travel, but another thing I’m extremely passionate about is food!! I’ve had the opportunity to go to some amazing restaurants in the past couple of years in Chicago. Some of my favorites are Next (If you haven’t read Life on the Line by Grant Achatz, … More My Favorite Travel Foods
If you talked to me three years ago, I would have told you that I am not interested in traveling internationally because I can’t fathom sitting on a plane for more than 4 hours. To be honest, the world seemed really big and scary to me, and only speaking English (and the few French words … More How to Plan the Trip of Your Life- Culture, Adventure, Relaxation
Since I made the decision to leave my corporate job and take some time to really figure out what I’m meant to do in life, I’ve had so many people say to me “I’m jealous” and “I wish I could do that!” Well the good news is that you don’t have to be jealous or … More How to Follow Your Arrow and Take a Leap of Faith