A lot has changed since my last blog post written way back in September. I celebrated my one year work anniversary (a real feat if you understand just how common a notion it was to pick up and move jobs and/or cities), I turned 27, I found the love of my life, and I went […]Read more "I went to a Nickelback concert. Willingly."
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 […]Read more "Your travel playlist, part two"
Your decision to go abroad can be a tough one. A number of factors will weigh heavy but ultimately this choice, and likewise what you will take away from the experience, is up to you.Read more "A young woman’s guide to navigating life abroad"
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 […]Read more "Your travel playlist"
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. […]Read more "Happy anniversary, R&R!"
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"