Travel Tip 016/100: Be a tourist.

Be a tourist. Embrace it. Breathe it in and out. It’ll only be for a little while. I’m not sure when being a tourist in a place you’ve never been to has been considered faux pas. We all have done it and have gone into the touristic areas to have a gander at a statue, monument, […]

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Travel Tip 007/100: Get lost.

Get Lost

It’s easy to get lost! Or am I the only one who fumbles while looking at a map or figuring out how to use a compass? Okay maybe. Truthfully, it still takes a bit of time for me to actually feel comfortable enough to go out there and get lost in my own version of wonderment […]

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First 24 Hours in Prague

Vodafone Visitor SIM Inside Naše Toustárna Ciabatta and Flat Whites from Naše Toustárna Local Czech beer from Avion 58 Trout Filet from Avion 58 An evening treat of tea and cookies from Albert Mila Chocolate Wafers from Albert Apples and Avocados from Albert A 10-pack of eggs from Albert Strawberry Yogurt from Albert Garlic Chips from Albert Roast Beef in Pesto from Phill's Corner

Ahoj (hello in Czech)! We have finally landed in Prague after a month in Chicago (I still have some photos to upload and posts to write about) and a multi-day flight that took up nearly an entire weekend. We flew from Chicago’s O’Hare Airport (ORD) to New York’s John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to […]

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The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library

The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library - The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library - The Joe and Rika Mansueto Library -

Libraries have a reputation of being enclosed in dark spaces where conversations are held over hushed tones, the smell of coffee emanating from the pores of every student and the discovery of something serendipitous with the help of librarians are commonplace. Well as you can tell, this is a bit different from the traditional study space. […]

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Meroë Home Candle, A Scents of Home

100% Soy Candle Scented, Eco-Friendly, Luxurious, Non-Toxic, Long-Burning, Soy Wax, Best Soy Candles, Aromatherapy, 8 oz Jar, 50 Hours, White

When I’m homesick, the first thing I miss are the familiar fragrances of a homecooked meal, a big warm dog begging for belly rubs while on my lap, and the surrounding natural habitat where I frolick. While it’s easier to replicate my recipes abroad and being approached by friendly dogs on the street asking to […]

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