If there’s one memory in my life I’ll never forget, it’s trapping a cat-sized blackbird in a plastic storage bin. When someone says they’ve been to Australia, you wouldn’t expect them to talk so intently about the birds. “How were the people?” someone might ask, not “what were the birds like?” Even my strangest of … Continue reading The birds in Australia can sense your fear
One minute I'm peacefully dreaming of beaches with sand made of Funyuns, and the next I'm being violently shoved awake by the touching down of plane wheels on a salted Nebraskan runway. My neck does this thing where it lunges forward and I release a small snort, but as soon as I realize what I've … Continue reading going home for the holidays
After traveling on my own, I’ve learned that hotels actually blow chunks and hostels are where it’s at. That extra “s” is life changing. If you’d classify your lifestyle as hoity-toity, I would not advise you to stay in a hostel. They will not meet your needs, but they sure as hell exceed mine.
That title is going to get me on TSA's watch list, but that's a price I'm willing to pay. My love for the airplane window seat is more than just a phase, it's a lifestyle. He might cost extra, but so does quac, and what am I gonna do, say no?? If you're an isle … Continue reading 5 reasons why I’ll fight someone for the airplane window seat
Travel + Leisure's #1 City in the U.S. welcomes a little over 5 million tourists each and every year. That city is one I have the pleasure of calling home. Living in the heart of the downtown tourist playpen, I've had firsthand experience when it comes to dealing with travelers (& college students). My stories … Continue reading Dumbest things to do on a night out in Charleston, SC
Anyone attending a college on the southern east coast knows the in's and out's of a hurricane, far too well. I'm 3 for 3 on evacuations, or "hurrications", as they're much better known on campus. An excuse to go visit your friends at other schools while a hurricane and it's impending doom force you to … Continue reading rock me like a hurricane
spontaneity. that's what my blog posts are starting to feel like. For anyone who follows me on social media you likely know that I spent 6 weeks this summer in Australia. Studying and traveling abroad was amazing and I could go on for days telling you about all the adventures I had and insanely cool … Continue reading Spontaneity