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#MyTravelDiary Portugal

Sintra Is Freaking Beautiful and Here Are The Pics To Prove It

August 17, 2017

Living in a city for a month is a really weird thing. On the one hand, it sounds like a really long time to be in one place. But when you factor in the fact that you spend the majority of your

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Culture Portugal

White Port And Tonic Is The Best Drink EVER That You Probably Haven’t Tried Yet

August 15, 2017

I first discovered Port during a trip Portugal last fall, when my boyfriend James, his mom, and I did a tasting in the Douro Valley. I learned two things that afternoon: 1)I really, really like port wine and 2)Port wine

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Beauty Prague

We Have To Talk About Getting Bikini Waxes While Traveling

August 9, 2017

I woke up this morning to my gorgeous boyfriend staring sweetly at my face. “Hi babe!” I greeted him. “So uhhh… what’s goin’ on with those brows” he responded. … He had a point. I’ve been a strict once-every-3-week waxer

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City Guides Serbia

How To Have The Best Ever Healthy Day In Belgrade

August 2, 2017

In a city where ordering an “iced coffee” will get you a coffee with a scoop of ice cream and a “plain chicken breast” usually comes slathered in bacon and cheese, Belgrade is not exactly synonymous with “health.” It’s easy to

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Culture Portugal

An Ode To Pastel De Natas (Aka The Best Thing I’ve Ever Eaten)

August 1, 2017

Egg yolks have been my sworn enemy since 2003. 12-year-old me came home from Camp Mataponi 15-pounds heavier (blame it on the Chipwiches) and decided it would be fun to try the new “healthy eating plan” that my mom had become

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Beauty Thailand

I Tried A Sensory Deprivation Tank And It Really Stressed Me Out

June 25, 2017

As amazing as the last few months of travel have been, they haven’t exactly been “easy.” I’ve been stressed AF and not sleeping, and just can’t seem to calm down for long enough to figure my life out. So, when

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#MyTravelDiary Cambodia

I Won “Asia Bingo” And It Turned Me Into A Different Person

June 21, 2017

My last week staying in Kuala Lumpur,  there was a gecko living in my room. I found him in my closet one night after I’d gotten out of the shower, started to scream (and yeah, ok, cry a little bit)

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#MyTravelDiary Croatia Europe

What Solo Travel Is Really Like (Spoiler Alert: It’s Lonely.)

June 20, 2017

Typically, I’m one of those people who hates being alone with their thoughts. But traveling nonstop with 60+ people and living with another human being means that there is no solo time, ever, and five months of it has made me crave

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Asia Travel Tips

20 Tips For Traveling Through Asia, From Someone Who Lived There

June 16, 2017

I survived four months living in Asia. Actually, “survived” is really the wrong word, because I absolutely loved the time I spent there. Going into it, though, I was terrified. I knew that it was going to be a big time culture

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Cambodia City Guides

48 Hours Feeling #Blessed in Siem Reap

June 15, 2017

As far as “things to see before you die,” Angkor Wat has gotta be at the top of the list. The temple complex is located in the city of Siem Reap (for some reason, people get really confused about which

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