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Learning To Speak Italian with ABC Languages

Learning To Speak Italian with ABC Languages

Life update: I’ve been taking private Italian language classes for the past 6 weeks! I’ve always said that I want to speak Italian fluently. I studied it during high school, visited Italy a few times and try to speak with my cousins over WhatsApp, and […]

Embracing California’s Slower Pace

Embracing California’s Slower Pace

I took a break from blogging. Unintentionally (when I didn’t really have many adventures to write about) and then intentionally. I had been putting pressure on myself to publish something at least a few times a month, which meant sacrificing the very few hours I […]

5 Things to Let Go of This Month + Make Room For More

5 Things to Let Go of This Month + Make Room For More

January is all about “detoxing” amiright? Everything we see and hear and read is about setting those New Year resolutions: shedding the extra weight and calories, ridding ourselves of the toxins we put into our body all holiday season (or all year long), reactivating those […]

The Debate: Slow Travel vs. Fast Travel

The Debate: Slow Travel vs. Fast Travel

If you happened to catch Episode 2 of my podcast Unmapped, then you heard me chatting with my girl Lindsay Silberman, senior digital editor at Town & Country Magazine. One of the topics we discussed was the pace in which we travel. When I interviewed […]

My 30 x 30 Bucket List

My 30 x 30 Bucket List

I’m not in denial that I’m on the older side of 25.  I’m still young, I’m still a millennial, the hangovers are harder but I still have as much energy and fun as I did when I was 20 years old. My dad always says […]

Being Original in a Sea of Travel Bloggers

Being Original in a Sea of Travel Bloggers

I call it the travel blogger syndrome. I think it probably started with Dame Traveler. Not to knock Dame Traveler AT ALL – I’m a huge fan of Nastasia, have collaborated with her in the past, and am in awe of the inspirational content community […]