What to do if your phone stops working abroad

Thank you to my cousin who I used as a model in the photo above =o) I was in London a few weeks ago staying with my best friend, Eliska. One morning I woke up, switched on my phone and began my usual scrolling through Instagram. All of a sudden my phone screen went black. […]

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Notes Coffee

Waking up each morning, the first thing I do is have a cup of coffee. No matter where I am, whether at home or travelling, I always manage to have a cup first thing (I even dedicated a post to my love of coffee last year). But what I recently realized is that I have […]

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One Day in Northern Ireland

It was quite hard to leave my soft and comfy bed at the Galgorm Resort the first morning of our stay in Northern Ireland. But Eliska and I had plans to explore the northern coast of the country. We headed out after our delicious breakfast to the first stop on our itinerary: The Dark Hedges. […]

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Checking in: Galgorm Resort & Spa

When you are invited to stay at a beautiful spa you can’t say no, especially when it is the luxurious Galgorm Resort and Spa in Northern Ireland. Just imagine driving up to the 163 acre property, only thirty minutes away from the Belfast Airport, and being welcomed by the gentle sound of the river Maine […]

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A little history on the Derby

During the first weekend in May my friends and I headed to the race tracks to watch the Derby. While I was sipping on my second mint julep and admiring the colorful hats I began to wonder about the history of the Derby. After coming home from the horse races I looked more into how […]

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Exploring Michigan’s Lakeshore

During the fall colors in October, R and I drove up to Traverse City, Michigan. Now, a few months later we headed back to Michigan for a weekend getaway at a friend’s lake house. The trees and flowers were beginning to beautifully bloom, so we made sure to pack extra allergy medicine. This trip we […]

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First vegan brunch & the beach

The longest place I’ve ever lived in is sunny California. For eight years I soaked up the Orange County sun until I moved to Chicago to attend university and where I now work. Although this last minute trip to California was for a memorial service my great aunt, I am thankful I had the chance […]

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Rainy day in the city

A few weeks ago I wanted to spend the afternoon in the Streeterville and Gold Coast neighborhoods of Chicago. I had been hoping for a sunny day but was greeted with rain clouds and bursts of cold wind instead. We didn’t want to cancel our plans so R and I strolled around the puddle filled […]

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One Lovely Blog Award

A few weeks ago I was nominated for the One Lovely Blog award by the creative ladies at HaleSaaw! I was excited to be part of the group of blogs that Aleeha and Lucy nominated. The One Lovely Blog award is a great way for bloggers to congratulate each other and share blogs they like with […]

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6 ways to relax in Breckenridge

I celebrated my twenty fifth birthday in Breckenridge, Colorado. We had the perfect skiing conditions, with only one day being extremely cold and snowy but resulting in fresh powder the next day. This trip was a much needed break from life and the stress of studying for my exam and working full time. Not only […]

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