My ex-boyfriend recently received his J.D. I quit graduate school a week before being offered an assistantship that was, in all honesty, my dream position. I just signed a lease in Chicago for the first time completely on my own, with no co-signer and no one to influence my decision. Because you see, all of […]Read more "Forget the ‘what if’"
Where to stay The Museum Campus, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, and Millennium Park are all located in a general vicinity generally labeled downtown; these are perhaps some of Chicago’s most popular tourist attractions. In many ways, it only makes sense to stay downtown. However, keep in mind that if you do stay near The Loop […]Read more "Do as the Chicagoans do"
I recently decided to bring two of my passions together, travel and design, to incorporate photos I have taken and quotes for each destination I’ve once fallen in love with. If you would like one of these for yourself, e-mail me and I’d be happy to send a full resolution version. Is your favorite city […]Read more "My two greatest passions"
Walking through the impossibly crowded streets of Ha Noi, I wanted to stop to appreciate the moment. The fact that I was able to blend in effortlessly while avoiding motorbikes and other human beings was nothing short of a modern miracle. I trekked through treacherous terrain in northern Thailand, scoffing at the sight of a […]Read more "What they don’t tell you about coming home"
A lot of bizarre questions have led web surfers to this site. I was quite surprised to learn that several people were interested in finding more information about where to urinate at Machu Picchu (Answer? No idea). While looking through search terms, it occurred to me that you’re asking questions about the same topics. In […]Read more "You asked for it"
I will preface this post by saying if you have not yet discovered TED Talks, I highly recommend taking a few minutes from your day to listen to just a few. To sum it up quickly, each TED Talk is a short and highly informative podcast or video about a given subject. If you’re new […]Read more "Is 30 the new 20?"