That night we accidentally stayed in a red-light district and didn’t die
Frankfurt

That night we accidentally stayed in a red-light district and didn’…

Aka the scariest* night of my (stable middle class coastal US) life. I mean, our arrival started off well. We were doing a 12 hour layover through Frankfurt. We were excited to see a sign at the airport that said…

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A photo tour of Prague
Prague

A photo tour of Prague

My first trip to Europe was almost three years ago. I didn’t write anything down (pro tip: write things you want to remember down), and I have pictures from only a few of the cities my friend and I visited…

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8 best breakfasts from around the world 
Food

8 best breakfasts from around the world 

Where I grew in Middle America, there were no exciting breakfast options. Cold sugary cereal, $0.99 white bread with margarine, and orange juice from concentrate? Bleh. The day I moved to the big city and learned about a meal called “brunch” was the day…

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“Don’t go to Athens!”
Athens

“Don’t go to Athens!”

That’s what everyone told me and ex, anyway. “Check out Santorini, it’s sooo much better.” But we didn’t listen. And I liked it a lot! We went last year (2016), so about eight years after their debt crisis. Not that…

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One day layover in Istanbul
Europe

One day layover in Istanbul

Istanbul is one of the best cities I’ve ever experienced. Even though that experience was only for a day. The stunning historical architecture, the amazing complex food, the warmth, the vibrance, the people – they all sucked me in as…

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