One Month Back

well… I’ve been back in the USA from Barcelona for a month… and although well-intentioned getting asked “how is the adjustment/how is it being back” is… it’s reallllllyyyyy annoying. Literally I was getting this my first day back. You can’t express feelings if you haven’t been allotted time to have. In any case, a month…

How Do You Measure Net Worth?

“Net worth is defined as assets minus liabilities. Essentially, it is a measure of what an entity is worth. For an individual, it represents the properties owned, minus any debt the person has.” {I’m in a writing challenge with my South African penpal Leigh *drools* , and this was our writing prompt for the week, check hers out HERE !}…

Open Letter: Why I’m Moving Back

Parting is such sweet sorrow… or is it just sweet? Before you read this, you SHOULD read “Why I left” So plainly, my program is over. At this stage I get to decide what I do next. There’s something that draws me to stay in Europe a little longer, but I’m also longing for the…

Venice, Bologna, Florence, Rome 18′

Stayed: airbnb in each city                       Duration: 7ish days  When: in late February                             Good For: honeymoon, history buffs, foodies I’ve always wanted to travel throughout Italy. A  reason I hadn’t gone to more places…

Stockholm 18′ Subway Chronicles

I was in Stockholm for a very long 4.5days, and despite the quant alleyways, and rich history I came to learn; what stuck out to me most was the amazing artwork. The exhibits I browsed through weren’t in a small museum  nor had a high admissions fee, in fact they were given free if you…

Haggling 101

So let me pretense this with I’m not like THEE master haggler, but I be getting my stuff, and for a price I’m comfortable with ALWAYS, so just cause I’m not the best doesn’t mean I don’t know how to be! I know you’ve gone to a new city, or a new country, gone to…

Accra, Ghana 17’

Stayed: Friends home in East Legon     Duration: 10days When: For Christmas holiday                 Good For: anything I’m as tired of hearing the phrase “living your best life” as the next person, but I indeed was living my best life. I am absolutely obsessed with the city of Accra, it reminded me…

New Year, New Me?

  A posting said “in 2018, we getting closer to God, traveling more, starting new careers, having healthy relationships, glowing skin, snatched waist. Just flourishing.” – I completely agree, and I’ve already started..  I’ve been inconsistent… again. I honestly wanted to do better, but what can I say.. life. And keeping up with a blog, regardless…

Dublin 17′

Stayed:  Parkwest / Clondalkin                  Duration: a 3 day trip turned into 5 days When:      Mid October                                 Good For: solo/group trips, family friendly *WARNING I DID NOT EDIT MUCH OUT, IT’S A LONG POST. YOU PROBABLY …

Nice 17′

Stayed: Old Town (Vieille Ville) Duration: 2 full days Good For: solo trip/ romantic get away When: Early september/Labor Day weekend                 I went to Nice to join some friends on their Euro tour. I went half a day early so spent a bit of time getting familiar with the are,…