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92 Things to do for Fall + Free Checklists

92 Things to do for Fall + Free Checklists

Fall is here! This is absolutely my favorite time of the year, and not just because it’s my birthday. People just seem happier. The weather is nicer. And Christmas and Thanksgiving are hands down my favorite holidays. Between quarantine and growing older though, the holidays just haven’t felt quite right the past few years, and…
How to Spend One Day in Madrid, Spain

How to Spend One Day in Madrid, Spain

Madrid is the capital city of Spain, and the first place I’ve ever traveled solo! I flew into the city a day before my study abroad group (had to snag that cheaper flight), and was able to spend one day in Madrid exploring the city on my own. I really did not have any plans…
What you SHOULDN’T do Hiking the Sierra Nevada Mountains

What you SHOULDN’T do Hiking the Sierra Nevada Mountains

The Sierra Nevada mountains are the highest mountain range in Spain and are in the southern part of the country. The easiest city to reach the mountains is from Granada (where I studied abroad!) and is a great day trip. One of the first things my roommate wanted to do was hike through the mountains.…
Must See: The Alhambra in Granada, Spain

Must See: The Alhambra in Granada, Spain

The Alhambra is an important part of the history of Granada, Spain and is a must-see when visiting Andalucía, or Southern Spain. It was originally a military fort and then converted into a palace for royals during the Nasrid Dynasty. This is also where King Ferdinand and Isabella gave Christopher Columbus commission to find a…
Visiting Ireland and London for the First Time

Visiting Ireland and London for the First Time

One of the first travel goals I made was to travel to Ireland before I turned 21 – and I finally accomplished that goal in 2017! I have always been somewhat obsessed with Ireland – being a ginger and all. Originally I was supposed to spend a whole month studying abroad through my university. But…
Paradise in the Desert: A Guide to Dubai

Paradise in the Desert: A Guide to Dubai

Oh Dubai.. My dad and stepmom took a leap of faith and moved abroad to Dubai back in 2014. So I have had the opportunity to visit every summer and make the grueling 16 hour flight to the UAE. Dubai is a stunning city and does a fantastic job of letting you forget you’re in the desert, the only…
Spending Two Weeks in California with a Local

Spending Two Weeks in California with a Local

The summer of 2016 was my first time being on the west coast. Whenever my roomate Harley asked if I wanted to road trip back with her to Los Angeles I obviously had to jump on the opportunity. Spending two weeks in California was a blast, especially since my guide was one of my best…
That One Time I Road Tripped from Louisiana to Los Angeles

That One Time I Road Tripped from Louisiana to Los Angeles

I lovee road trips. One of the best ways to see America is going on a good road trip – and the longer the better. Back in 2016, right after my first year of college, my room-mate and I took her jeep from southern Louisiana to her hometown of Redlands, California (right outside of Los…
That One Week I Slept in a Jeep

That One Week I Slept in a Jeep

Freshman year of college was full of so many great memories – mainly due to the fact that I met an amazing group of friends who were down to do crazy things. One of those friends being my roommate, Harley. I was honestly like slightly dreading the fact of sharing a small space with a…
Story Time: How to Handle when Trips turn BAD

Story Time: How to Handle when Trips turn BAD

Bittersweet. That’s the taste I got from my first trip. Yeah it was awesome and fun, buuut as I’m sure anyone who’s gone on a long trip knows – shit doesn’t always go as planned. Our bad luck started out before even leaving the country. We had to drive about 5 hours to the airport…