How Studying Abroad Changed My Life

“Travel is little beds and cramped bathrooms. It’s old television sets and slow Internet connections. Travel is extraordinary conversations with ordinary people. It’s waiters, gas station attendants, and housekeepers becoming the most interesting people in the world. It’s churches that are compelling enough to enter. It’s McDonald’s being a luxury. It’s the realization that you…

The Real Sisterhood of The Traveling Pants

No one understands “going out with a bang” better than five wanderlust college kids who spent the last year of their lives traveling the world. Using our last birthday excursion as an excuse to sunbathe excessively and try out our summer runway looks, I knew from the start that our final trip to Greece would be…

The Pearl of the Adriatic (& All Of Europe)

Traveling to Dubrovnik was a bit of an after thought for me. Moving to London with a roundtrip ticket, a short stay visa, and plans to be Stateside by the time the New Year rolled around, it wasn’t until I was on my way back to Heathrow did Dubrovnik squeeze it’s way onto my list of…

More Croissants

The thing I love about Paris is how many times you can visit and still discover ironically new vintage shops and overpriced Bordeauxs.  Traveling to the ‘city of love’ with America’s Next Top Diva and a walking History Channel, I stepped off the RER ready for a weekend of croissants and window shopping down the Champs-Élysées…

Mediterranean Restaurants You Just Can’t Miss

I had no idea how just a year abroad would turn me into a complete foodie. While growing up in Pensacola always meant grits à ya ya & water views, I never knew what incredible Mediterranean restaurants were just a short eight hour plane ride away. So while you may be closer to the Gulf of Mexico or Atlantic Ocean…

Red Roofs & Red Wine

There are cities you travel to with intention, and others you visit just to live.

Why the Kakslauttanen Arctic Igloos Are Not Just a Pinterest Phenomenon

Plastered across every Pinterest travel board and wanderlust’s bookmarked webpages are photos of glass igloos with Northern Lights painted above. Titled “The Most Unique Places in the World” and “101 Most Beautiful Places To Visit Before You Die,” the glass igloos in Finland’s Lapland have a lot to live up to. So is it worth it?

Thanksgiving in Pilgrim Land

Growing up, my jobs on Thanksgiving have remained fairly the same: set the table, watch the parade, and steal bites from every side dish before it was time to eat. This year however, was very different.

Hidden in London

While the Crown Jewels may be tucked away in the Tower of London, one of the city’s best hidden gems can be found just a few blocks from Leister Square station. Sandwiched between SOHO and Covent Gardens, Seven Dials is a hidden village of colliding streets, mixing cultures, and lots & lots of shopping.

Meals Before Noon

“All happiness depends on a leisurely breakfast” & London definitely does leisurely breakfast best. From waffles with a view to porridge and a cup of Joe, check out London’s most adorable breakfast nooks that are just waiting to become your new cozy niche.