Art on My Mind

My love for art has been especially reignited as I spent a lot of time going to museums these past few weeks. Partly because I was trying to catch all the extra free admission days Chicago museums offer its residents during winter. As I revisited each familiar art work and artist, I couldn’t help but…

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Just Like the Movies

I’ve been lucky enough  to have experienced numerous ‘movie moments’ in my life – mostly during my travels but nonetheless, I’ve had some pretty inexplicable moments that felt like they came out straight from a movie. But since I moved to Chicago, every single day I spent walking around downtown has been just like that….

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Groupon Getaway Guide

Since the dawn of e-commerce marketplaces like Groupon and LivingSocial, travel has become more affordable for thousands of people. I always get questions about these kinds of travel deals and if I have bought trips from Groupon. The answer is yes. I don’t normally go for all-inclusive packages but my last two all-inclusive trips were…

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The Single Girl’s Guide to Mardi Gras

Going to Mardi Gras when you’re single is like going fishing in a reef system during a storm. Crazy but fun. But honestly, there is so much more to Mardi Gras than what most people who haven’t gone stereotypically assume. In fact, it hasn’t been about the beads and the boobs anymore. Now that Mardi Gras…

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My Top Ten Favorite Travel Looks

There are different kinds of travel. From the sunny Caribbean, to a snowy Montreal to adventurous underground caves and a night out in a city.These are some of the things I consider when packing for a trip. You have to be prepared. At the same time, you can always buy clothes from which ever city…

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Farewell, Old Travel Shoes

We all have that one pair of favorite shoes. Mine was a pair of comfortable coach flats that I’ve had for at least eight years. That was also the longest relationship I had. Don’t judge. These shoes in particular were my favorite travel companions. They have walked the temples of Japan and climbed the stairs…

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