October 2014
bike amsterdam

When I spent a full weekend in Amsterdam (read all about it here), I found the bike culture intriguing – nothing like I had ever seen in any city in the United States. As a matter of fact, Amsterdam is

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A few weeks ago, I took a trip to Amsterdam in celebration of my good friend Emily’s birthday. We spent three nights in this beautiful city and had two full days to explore. We used AirBnB to find our place

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meditate daily

Look past your thoughts so you may drink the pure nectar of this moment. -Rumi I have been practicing meditation for quite a while now because I find it very helpful during times of high stress and personal troubles. Here are

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feat image london

Welcome to London, England, where a pickle is called a gherkin, “waiting in line” is calling “queuing,” double decker busses really are legitimate means of transportation, and all the skyscrapers have clever nicknames. This was my first trip outside of

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french coffee culture

Starbucks, the coffee conglomerate that is the lifeblood of many American coffee drinkers, is difficult to find in France. There are a good amount in Paris and other large tourist-based cities. But, in the greater majority of France, the iconic

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It has been about six weeks since I moved to Angers, France (which is pronounced like Ahn-zjay) and it has been quite a cultural shift from what I was used to Texas. My french language skills are improving, my affinity

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getlitgirlboss

When I first heard that the founder of Nasty Gal (my favorite website to partake in virtual window shopping) was publishing a book, I couldn’t wait to read it. Sophia Amoruso begins her autobiography, #GIRLBOSS with an unabashed timeline of

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