Looking back to high school and college, any money I made seemed to go towards makeup, clothes, eating out and drinks at the bar. I wasn’t worried about college loans, rent money, insurance and the whole laundry list of what it costs to be an independent adult. Then again, I…

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Welcome to the second chapter of my experience backpacking around Europe with my best friend, Brianna! When Brianna and I were in high school, we had this amazing Spanish teacher, Dr. Gomez. He had a unique (and really cool) grading style, was passionate about teaching, and always told the best stories…

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I can’t believe my blog officially turned three this week. Whaattt where did the time go?! It seems unreal that so much time has passed since my first blog post (which makes me cringe). I’ve come a long way, but I’ve definitely not given this blog the attention it deserves. I’m…

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Sometimes life can throw curveballs. That’s exactly what happened when my family had a vacation planned in Florida the same time a hurricane decided to arrive. We canceled our flights to Tampa and instead packed our bags for a beautiful resort town we hadn’t been to in almost a decade:…

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The day had finally come. Almost a year in the making, I set out on Iceland Air from Boston to Amsterdam to meet up with one of my best childhood friends, Brianna. I landed in Amsterdam around 12:30 p.m. on July 22 and walked through the doorway to the arrival…

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