Van Gogh Museum- Amsterdam (Photo by. Danielle Spera) There are people from history that I have always had an appreciation for. I often look to these people for inspiration, encouragement, and reassurance. Many of those historical figures I can relate to on some level. Learning about the work, the lives, and the struggles of other … Continue reading Bucket List #51: Van Gogh-ing to the Museum
On one glorious day in 2011 the world was first introduced to “Treat Yo’ Self’ Day. This iconic Parks & Recreation episode is still talked about ten years later. Every October 13th (usually in the world of Pawnee, Indiana) people are encouraged to splurge on themselves and buy things that they want. In the original … Continue reading 6 Reasons Why You Should #TreatYoSelf! This October 13th… Or Any Day For That Matter!
Edit Note: this article was written prior to the events that occurred in Downtown Austin, TX on June 12th. For everyone who was affected by the events of the June 12th shooting, my hearts go out to you all. For all of my fellow travelers please remember to always stay safe, practice all safety precautions, … Continue reading 9 Things To Do When You Only Have Three Days In Austin, Texas
Traveling has been my favorite thing to do since I could remember. I always dreamed of traveling the world and going on grand adventures. I want to see the world and make memories in new and amazing places and cultures. In my last semester of college one of my classmates did a presentation sharing her … Continue reading The Time I Spent New Year’s In Budapest With Strangers Who Turned Into Some Really Good Friends
Photo by madeleine ragsdale on Unsplash I have always been a huge murder mystery fan. My favorite board game is Clue, and I love the classic works of Agatha Christie, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, and H.G. Wells, and I listen to true crime podcasts on a daily basis. One very common theme that happens in classic murder mystery … Continue reading Bucket List: I Took An Overnight Train (and No, It Was Not Like a Agatha Christie Murder)
... And Almost Died Roatán, Honduras Author's note: Okay, before I dive into this story, you might think that I am over-exaggerating. But take my word for it. I’m not! This all happened. It’s all true. I’m NOT making any of this up! Looking back at this story, I am almost entirely certain that I … Continue reading This Is The Time I Went Zip Lining For The First Time
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Photo by James Walsh on Unsplash Look, I am usually the type of person who saves more money than I need to when I go on vacation. I’ve been on vacations where people didn’t bring enough money to cover to cost of food, let alone bar hopping. I’m usually good with money, but something about my trip to … Continue reading Did I Tell You About The Time I Lost All My Money In Vegas(In One Day)?
Photo by Ian Schneider on Unsplash Growing up me and my family would take the occasional road trip up I-95. We rarely ever stopped unless we needed gas, the car broke down, or we reached our destination. I have passed through Georgia alone at least 20 times on the road, and hardly ever stopping long enough to use … Continue reading 6 Places You Need To Visit In Atlanta (And Some Places You Could Pass On)
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