To dare greatly

The older I get, and cliche as it may be, I try to take experiences, both good and bad, and turn them into a lesson learned. Take for example an incident that happened about a year ago while I was visiting one of my best friends in Louisville, very much on a whim. While going […]

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Your travel playlist

Alt-J – Taro If you haven’t yet heard of Alt-J, I’m absolutely convinced they will top your 2014 playlists. Touring and quickly gaining popularity on just one studio album, this British band is one to watch. ‘Taro’ is one of my favorite songs from their 2012 album An Awesome Wave and the accompanying video is […]

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Wherever you call home

A few weeks ago, I was inspired to write about why I prefer living in a big city. As a resident of Chicago, I can honestly say that I have fallen in love with just about everything this city has to offer. The incredible architecture, history, dining, tech scene, diverse neighborhoods, shopping. Everything. 

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Happy anniversary, R&R!

I can’t believe it has been almost two years since I touched back down in the states after living and traveling through Asia for what turned out to be a truly life-changing year. Truth be told, I have just recently felt content with the path life has led me down and where I currently sit. […]

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Do as the Chicagoans do

Where to stay The Museum Campus, Navy Pier, Magnificent Mile, and Millennium Park are all located in a general vicinity generally labeled downtown; these are perhaps some of Chicago’s most popular tourist attractions. In many ways, it only makes sense to stay downtown. However, keep in mind that if you do stay near The Loop […]

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My two greatest passions

I recently decided to bring two of my passions together, travel and design, to incorporate photos I have taken and quotes for each destination I’ve once fallen in love with. If you would like one of these for yourself, e-mail me and I’d be happy to send a full resolution version. Is your favorite city […]

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