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Exciting news: we’re getting a pug!

This has been a long time coming: I actually mentioned my love of pugs in the very first paragraph of my very first blog post. I’ve been borderline obsessed with pugs since college, and it’s only intensified since meeting my boyfriend three years ago: once I found out that he loved pugs too, it basically […]

May 24, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // Because it’s commencement speech season

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   I don’t […]

May 4, 2016 Continue reading…

“I could travel like you if someone else was paying for it, too”

The other day, I received on a comment on a post along the lines of: how can I trust you to give advice about how to travel more? If I had brands or tourism boards sponsoring me, it’d be a lot easier for me to travel as much as you do.  It’s a valid question: […]

April 25, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // The best advice my mom has given me

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today–and this one is in special honor of my mom’s birthday later this week!  […]

April 13, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // If you want to travel the world

The email I often find in my inbox goes a little something like this: I’m unhappy/bored/trapped in my current lifestyle. I want to travel the world. How did you do it? How can I do it? For the sake of efficiency and maybe for everyone else who’s thinking the same question, here’s my answer.

April 6, 2016 Continue reading…

Six years, and still going

Six years ago, I decided to quit my stable, well-paying, miracle-in-a-recession job to move to France. I bought a domain name, convinced a friend to design a logo, applied my very basic HTML knowledge and decided to start a blog without a very clear idea of where it could lead. I was 21, simultaneously optimistic […]

March 30, 2016 Continue reading…

From the archives // How to save money while living in NYC

There are some posts in the archives that are just as relevant now as they were when I wrote them (up to six years ago!). Once a week, I share one of my favorite posts that I still love to read today. Enjoy–and please forgive the use of Instagram filters and frames!   One of […]

March 9, 2016 Continue reading…