Farewell London Rooftop Boy

The sun is high in the sky, and it has just hit noon on Friday afternoon. I'm sitting on the rooftop of the hostel's building in Wicker Park. London boy finally came back from a party he went to the night before. "You should keep a blog for your summer," he says. "I already have … Continue reading Farewell London Rooftop Boy

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Two Irish Lads And Me

Hello, blogger world! It sure has been a while since I've written. Currently, I am sitting inside IHSP Hostel in Chicago. I arrived on Monday to spend a week exploring and hanging out before I move into University Center near the loop and start my summer internship at the marketing office of a very well … Continue reading Two Irish Lads And Me

12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

Imagine that you’re alone, standing at the top of the Eiffel Tour just as the sun sets. What goes through your mind at that very moment? As your eyes wander, do you feel a sense of peace and excitement standing there alone? There are many benefits to traveling alone. Here are 12 things I’ve gained … Continue reading 12 Things You Learn When You Adventure The World Alone

Top 5 Places to Visit in Portland

I haven't done this yet. But it's worth my while to write this & worth yours to take note if you plan on visiting Portland. The Pacific Northwest is a rainy, hipster-esque, beautiful place. Portland is the heart of all those things. Here's where you need to go.   For all you bookworms out there, Powell's … Continue reading Top 5 Places to Visit in Portland

Hostel Love

   4 a.m. on Monday morning, and I am standing at the Clark and Lake Blue Line station waiting for the train to show up. My time has come to leave Chicago. The sun is not due to rise for at least two hours. I don't know how I am functioning. I didn't go to … Continue reading Hostel Love