Don’t Think We Forgot About The Chicago Pizza!

Continuing on with our adventure through Chicago, we added a new international visitor to the mix. Having friends from both Sweden and France in town, we had to make a stop at Giordano’s for some delicious, Chicago style deep dish … Continue reading

When Sweden Meets Chicago

Amidst all the other great reasons to volunteer abroad, there are the close friends you will meet along your journey. Sara is one of those, and she recently came to see my sister and I, and of course the wonderful … Continue reading

Traveling Within Borders

If you have been keeping up with my blog you will know that I recently went on my first road trip about a month ago. It was a fantastic spring break, but it also made me realize something special. Travel … Continue reading

Music, Art, and Vampires

Of course, we had to start off our last full day in New Orleans with early morning beignets from Cafe DuMonde. We enjoyed the beautiful weather and indulged in the doughy, powder sugary goodness while looking over the Mississippi River. … Continue reading

Soaking Up New Orleans

What better way to start our first full day in New Orleans than by going to a cemetery? We went to St. Louis Cemetary No. 1 and walked around inside to see all the above ground tombs. It is the … Continue reading

On The Road Again, Heading To NOLA!

Although I would have loved to stay longer in Pigeon Forge, we had New Orleans ahead of us and I couldn’t be more excited! First, we had a few pit stops to make along the way. We stopped in Chattanooga, Tennessee … Continue reading

Only YOU Can Prevent Wildfires

A few hours later and we arrived in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee! As we entered the town it was like we were in some childhood dream. There were so many fun activities for kids to do, or adults that want to … Continue reading

Road Trip 2014: Nashville and Onwards!

This year I spent my final spring break on my first ever road trip in the company of great friends. The first stop was Nashville, Tennessee. The first night there we started with dinner at Saint Anejo for some delicious Mexican … Continue reading

History of Chicago

Last weekend I visited the Chicago History Museum and was able to see a whole lot of cool background of Chicago in the making. Growing up so close to Chicago I was lucky enough to be able to visit the … Continue reading

Taste Of Italy In The North End

Our final full day in Boston was May 8th, and it sure was a delicious one. This post is basically all about food, so if you are hungry… you have been warned. We spent the entire morning on the North End Market … Continue reading