Las Vegas Adventure Essentials

Oh Vegas, you never disappoint and this time was exceptionally fun. Last weekend my cousin graduated from UNLV and a big group of our family flew/drove to Las Vegas to celebrate. If I’m being honest, had he gone to school elsewhere I doubt all of us would have made it for the special day. But […]

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Thanksgiving Adventure Essentials

Disclaimer: I always disclose all of my partnerships. XoMandySue reached out to me with a steep discount on their clothing in exchange for sharing the clothes on my Instagram. While a blogpost was not a requirement for the partnership, I fell in love with their clothing and wanted to support a female entrepreneur and local […]

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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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Ski Adventure Essentials

Before I share my next adventure with you I wanted to say thank you to everyone who read and commented on my last post. I was very nervous sharing such a personal part of my life while so many political issues are making it difficult for others to share a similar experience. The number of […]

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Winter Adventure Essentials

Fall is long gone in Chicago and the cold winter days are here to stay. This weekend I am headed off to an even colder place – Toronto, Canada which I’m very excited about. I have only been to Vancouver for a few hours and then spent a week in Whistler so it will be […]

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Essentials for Long Flights

Long airplane flights can take a toll on your skin, especially when flying for 9+ hours. During my trip to Europe last month I brought a few essentials in my carry on: Neutrogena Deep Moisturizer Night Cream – I bought this cream for the winter months when my skin gets really dry. But it’s especially […]

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"Light" Packing

A few days ago, I jetted off to Europe for a ten day adventure to Amsterdam, London and Prague. Packing was quite a task this trip because I wanted to bring as little with me but due to our busy itinerary and stops along the way I had to minimize how much I brought with me. Usually when […]

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Coffee, I love you

“You know how you just wake up some mornings and you feel so refreshed and cheerful, you’re like, “I don’t even need coffee?” Yeah. Me either. And I don’t trust anyone who says they do. Uncaffeinated freaks.” Nanea Hoffman  Mhhhm, that first sip of coffee in the morning, nothing beats that moment. The caffeine pulsates […]

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Packing for my Miami Adventure

(Just bought this new fossil bag for my summer travels! Get it here) My bags are almost packed for my next adventure: a weekend getaway to Miami with my mom! The bright sun, walks on the beach, and warm evenings were enough to lure me to book a flight back in February. I have been […]

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How to Budget for an Adventure

These past few weeks I have begun planning a trip to Czech for my cousin’s wedding and to reunite with family and friends. Planning an adventure like this is one of my favorite things to do, I love searching for places to stay, planning how we will get from one place to another and especially […]

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