Paris, France was the third big city on my backpacking trip to Europe this past summer with my friend, Brianna. Yes, months and months have passed but hey, better late than never! Nonetheless, welcome to the third installment of our trip (check out part 1 in Amsterdam and part 2…

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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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