A Weekend in Buffalo, New York

A Weekend in Buffalo, New York

Over Memorial Day weekend I flew to New York for one of my best friend’s weddings! Spending three days in the area was the perfect amount of time to explore and see all the sights. Here’s a day-by-day account of my trip along with my favorite things to do in Buffalo! DAY 1: Wedding Day …

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A Weekend in SEATTLE

A Weekend in SEATTLE

Since I’m only about a month away before departing for the Peace Corps, Caleb and I decided to fly up to Seattle to visit one of my best friends since childhood! A lot of the following will be great activities to fill your weekend trip but there are also personal touches here and there since we …

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SpringLocker: From SoCal to Worldly Explorer

SpringLocker: From SoCal to Worldly Explorer

Hey Everyone!  I’m starting to incorporate more collaboration articles into my blog so I have them all in one place to reference later. Awhile ago I was interviewed by an outdoorsy company called SpringLocker, which is a website that crowdsources the best outdoor gear and experiences. So for example, you can add a review for …

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My Peace Corps Application Timeline

My Peace Corps Application Timeline

From what I’ve observed through other bloggers in the Peace Corps and on the Reddit thread page, it seems like Peace Corps application timelines are really popular. Everyone who goes through this long process (sometimes taking up to a year!) is curious about when they’ll hear back, or when they should expect to reach the …

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Santa Cruz

Santa Cruz

One of my favorite things about California is being able to go on weekend trips to such diverse parts of the state! One weekend you could be skiing in Lake Tahoe, and another weekend you could be camping among the redwoods. In April, Caleb and I decided to spend the weekend surfing in Santa Cruz …

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Why I Joined the Peace Corps

Why I Joined the Peace Corps

Yes, it’s true! I decided to join the Peace Corps departing to Panama for 27 months in July 2017, and I’m ecstatic I landed the ‘Environmental Engineer & Water Resources Coordinator’ position. To some of  you it may be a surprise, and to others who are just curious, this is the story leading up to …

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Briland Blu

Briland Blu

Being an avid traveler and ocean lover, it’s so important for me to pack multi-purpose essentials for all my adventures. On my recent trip to the Bahamas I brought Turkish towels by Briland Blu that were so perfect during all my activities, whether I was lounging on the beach, diving, or heading out for the day to …

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Flying up the East Coast

Flying up the East Coast

This is a continuation of my previous post, Flying Across America! My dad and I are flying a single engine plane around the United States; in April we flew from Oxnard, California all the way to the Bahamas and left the plane in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. A few weeks later, we’re back flying up the …

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Jet Set Candy

Jet Set Candy

Having traveled all over the world, I love keepsakes that remind me of the places I’ve been. Recently I flew to The Bahamas and brought jewelry by Jet Set Candy that was perfect during my travels, whether I was dressed up for a nice dinner at the resort or hanging out at the beach in my jean shorts …

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