Georgia– Mustang Avenue: A Travelogue

In my personal experience, roads have always organized a city. Back at home in Minneapolis, I’m able to type in an address on Google Maps and immediately visualize where in the city it’s located. That’s because back in the US, cities are mostly laid out in grids with streets alphabetized vertically by name and organized…

My reviews of popular European cities ~in Haiku form~

Because who has time for full length reviews anyway?!?! Switzerland: Lugano Pristine alpen lake Mountains surrounding it all My money is gone Zurich Twenty dollar Pho Great to walk the old town Better when it’s warm   Italy: Rome Like one giant line But the history is nice Barely worth it though Naples So underrated…

I was featured on a Business Insider Podcast! (For the DUMBEST reason)

Yes, you read that title correctly. I was indeed not only featured, but actually the go to “EXPERT” on a ~very niche~ subject. Crocs. Or, more specifically, the eating of Crocs…….yeah, so this is where it gets a little weird. Back in highschool, I was a writer for our school’s student newspaper, The Knight Errant.…

One *FREE* Trick to Dodge All the Tourists in Rome

Rome. The city of dirt, grime, and that one Lizzie McGuire movie that somehow convinced an entire generation that they needed to go there. I kid, I kid (kind of). Rome ~the eternal city~ is arguably the most learned about city in any US classroom. From Nero, to Caesar, to the senate, to the Colosseum,…

Why I’m glad I didn’t get “The Internship of a Lifetime”

Hi all! I’m aware that I’ve taken long hiatus from posting, but university is stressful! Ya feel? I just wrapped up my junior year at Franklin University Switzerland (wow how time flies), and in between the hustle and bustle of papers, readings, midterms, and group projects I also applied to many, many internships in the…

I Went to Loch Ness in Search of Nessie

Although many make the journey to Scotland in order to taste fine whiskey, or live out their Harry Potter fantasies, I went with only one real goal in mind– see the Loch Ness Monster. Scotland is renowned for their sexy plaid kilts and slightly obnoxious bagpipes, but any true fan of the highland heritage is…