“Once the travel bug bites, there is no known antidote, and I know that I shall be happily infected until the end of my life." -Michael Palin As you can likely tell from my previous posts, day trips are my thing. I think I've done just about every single one from London that they offer. … Continue reading Day Trip From London: Leeds Castle, Canterbury, Dover, & Greenwich
“This is why once you’ve traveled for the first time all you want to do is leave again. They call it the travel bug, but really it’s the effort to return to a place where you are surrounded by people who speak the same language as you. Not English or Spanish or Mandarin or Portuguese, … Continue reading 3 girls, 3 countries, 3 days
“To travel is worth any cost or sacrifice.” -Elizabeth Gilbert I was a serial-saver for 8 years. From my first paycheck at 14 until the age of 21, I saved and saved. Tucking as much money into a reserve account that I possibly could. Only after I found myself tumbling across Europe, I decided that my … Continue reading I Blow All My Money & Don’t Regret It
“It's not about a trophy, a placing or a prize. It's about setting goals and surpassing them. It's about discipline, dedication, willpower, reaching deep down and finding inner strength that you didn't even know you had. It's about structure and putting in the work and following the plan. It's science and I'm a living experiment. … Continue reading How the Heck Did I Land This Job?
“Someone once told me not to bite off more than I could chew. I said I'd rather choke on greatness than nibble on mediocrity.” -Unknown Moving home after you receive that diploma may sound charming, right? No rent. Free food. Family meals. The list could go on. But what you don’t realize is that you’re … Continue reading The Truth About Moving Home After Graduation
“You are not stuck where you are unless you decide to be.” -Wayne W. Dyer Being back home is a weird feeling. I’m not the same person I was 4 months ago when I was leaving for London. I didn’t know the 5 girls that instantly became my family. I didn’t know the many beautiful … Continue reading I Left My Heart in London
“I’m not sure what I’ll do -- well, I want to go places and see people. I want my mind to grow. I want to live where things happen on a big scale” -F. Scott Fitzgerald So today is my graduation day. Today I meet the real world. I traded a once-in-a-lifetime experience for a … Continue reading Today Is My Graduation Day