5 Annoying Things About Traveling By Plane

Escape, wanderlust, romance. Ah, the joys of travel. What people rarely talk about is the journey to the destination. And let’s be real, it’s often not very fun. This one has been saved in my drafts for a while now but as I’m currently sitting at Gatwick Airport tired, annoyed, and with sore arms I […]

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3 Favorite Flight Websites

So you’re planning a trip? That’s amazing! You have the destination, the people you’ll be going with, and probably an itinerary too. The next step: purchasing a plane ticket. This is possibly the second most annoying and time consuming thing about traveling. (In case you’re wondering, I put both packing and unpacking in the number […]

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LA: Camp Flog Gnaw

A good friend of mine moved out to LA for medical school back in July. I had been wanting to visit and said I would go in October but that didn’t happen because I ended up visiting boyfriend during that month for his birthday instead. It all worked out because after I got back from […]

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5 Pre-Travel Tips

Imagine if there was a world where all we had to do was pack a bag, make sure we have our boarding pass, and fly away to a new place without any worries about things back home. Unfortunately, we have to let reality hit us and think about the inconveniences that could happen if things […]

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4 Places To Visit in New York City

As someone who was born and raised in the biggest city in the midwest, I’m used to walking around tall buildings and skyscrapers, I know that it’ll take me approximately an hour to travel across the city, and I can name off almost all of the different neighborhoods that make up Chicago. It’s no wonder […]

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What’s In My Carry-On: New York Ed.

In my opinion, what you bring in a carry-on is essential for every trip you take. Depending on how long you’ll be on the plane or where you’re going, the things you bring can make a huge difference to your time on your flight. Flying can sometimes be uncomfortable so having things that will make […]

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My First Hostel Experience

I’ll start off by saying that the thought of staying at a hostel just threw not so happy vibes in the air for me when I first realized it was actually an option. It was my first time traveling to Europe and so I figured it was a thing I must try at least once […]

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Electric Forest Packing List

T minus 3 days until I’m on my way to Electric Forest. No, I have not started packing yet, yes I really needed to start getting things together like a week ago but it’s okay at least I have my checklist prepared. Okay so I named this post Electric Forest Packing List but honestly it […]

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3 Things To Keep In Mind When Staying In A Hostel

Be nice! Okay so this one seems like it should be a given but I think people need to be reminded that smiling at someone, especially if you’ll be sharing a room, is the simplest way to start off a good relationship. This is especially helpful if you end up having to share a room with […]

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Only In Amsterdam

Bicycles, museums, coffee shops, sweet people, and delicious food and drinks. That pretty much sums up my Amsterdam trip, well besides the fact that it was freezing cold in February there but I’m from Chicago so really I shouldn’t be too bothered by that. And yes I purposefully didn’t mention tulips because February is not […]

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