Your travel playlist, part two

Magic Men – Paris We’ll go ahead and start this continued list with a cliche… A song named after a famous city. Regardless, Magic Men is an up-and-coming band with a likeness for songs named after locations; give Texas a listen as well. This catchy pop hit is ideal for an upcoming European adventure, or […]

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Your travel playlist

Alt-J – Taro If you haven’t yet heard of Alt-J, I’m absolutely convinced they will top your 2014 playlists. Touring and quickly gaining popularity on just one studio album, this British band is one to watch. ‘Taro’ is one of my favorite songs from their 2012 album An Awesome Wave and the accompanying video is […]

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Happy anniversary, R&R!

I can’t believe it has been almost two years since I touched back down in the states after living and traveling through Asia for what turned out to be a truly life-changing year. Truth be told, I have just recently felt content with the path life has led me down and where I currently sit. […]

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Forget the ‘what if’

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 […]

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Do as the Chicagoans do

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 […]

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