How to Endure.

You wake up, check your phone, and immediately become bombarded with notifications indicating that in the few quiet hours while you slept, something terrible has happened…Again.   You scroll through the news, searching to fill in the gaps of questions that you don’t even want to know the answers to. How many this time? Who…

Why my carry on will never be a Louis Vuitton.

I will probably never own a Louis Vuitton. I’ve¬†yearned for one since I was a teenager, and for the first time in my life, I have the means to buy one, and suddenly…the urge has departed completely. As I have grown older, and worked harder (even struggling at times), I have reflected on how much…

Praha, the beautiful

As an imaginative little girl, many of my dreams were filled with imagery of far off lands with medieval castles and royalty. As an adult, I conceded the fact that these dreams only existed in fiction. My time spent in Prague, however, proved that there is a place on earth as magical as any I…

Vienna Waits for You

Several years ago, I lost my mentor, Dr. Thornton, in a tragic accident. Her sudden departure rocked me to my very core – as she was a woman who inspired me to become the person I am today. My late mentor and friend was a world traveler herself, and I was always captivated by her…

Budapest

The many surprises of Budapest, Hungary.

Because adventure requires no justification.

People always ask, “What is the occasion for this trip?” And while I can easily think of many worthy purposes to tell them, I have always believed travel was not something that needs to be justified. While society seems to view travel as a gift you give to yourself, I view it rather as an…