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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A Message From A Sunflower

Because like a sunflower, you were made to stand tall, be strong, and stay grounded. This piece was made for my godmother. The sunflower is the symbol for sarcoma. Having someone so close to you going through everything that comes with being a cancer patient is so rough. Cancer brain, hallucinations, pain, and so many […]

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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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Live Your Dream

You know the phrase “it’s easier said than done”? Well I’ve come to realize that for a good chunk of my life, that was my motto. I’m done with just writing, saying, and dreaming my goals and I’m now more motivated than ever to start actually living them. I’m realizing that my dreams can come […]

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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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Adjusting To A New Lifestyle

2018 has been a year of many changes and growth for me. I traveled to Europe for the first time. I found love abroad and began a new relationship (with an amazing guy). I went to Electric Forest for the first time. I visited New York for the first time. Boyfriend came to visit and […]

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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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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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