2019 - damn were you a year. Like everyone else on the planet, there were highs and lows and days that just felt fine. 2019 brought me lessons, laughter and my fair share of tears. 2019 brought me travel and adventure with the people I care about. So before 2019 melts into the other years, … Continue reading 2019: A Year in Review
We have a scratch off map at home with all the countries we've been to, and I'm having a serious moral dilemma. Can I scratch off North Korea now that we've been to the DMZ?! When we were in Korea a few weeks ago, we booked a tour to go to the DMZ - the … Continue reading A Casual Day at the DMZ
After our brief visit to Singapore, we moseyed on over to Seoul, South Korea. Going into this trip, I had an idea of what most of the places would be like, but Korea was an unknown for me. If you asked me what I knew about Korea, the most I could give you would be … Continue reading Discovering the Heart and S(e)oul of South Korea
I'm trying to write all these thoughts out before too much time passes so that the details are still clear in my memory. Today is July 29th and we are 11 days into our 5 week trip through Asia and Australia. So I guess all of this word vomit is 11 days old. We left … Continue reading Singapore: Too Perfect?
I went to the DMZ yesterday (that's a story for another post), and along the way, in an effort to reduce my battery usage to increase Instagram story output, I rediscovered some of my old downloaded playlists. Does anyone remember Kodaline? I know they're still active, but let's be real, they peaked in 2014. They … Continue reading Do You Follow Your Fire?
I have been neglectful AF towards this blog - which is audacious considering I pay to have it! I don't even have a good excuse - I've been on summer break for the last two weeks doing nothing but going to yoga and annoying my husband. I thought it'd be fun to do a quick … Continue reading Life Lately
This post is delayed but this week has been busy, so it is what it is. Plus, I'm sure there is not a single soul on this earth who has been waiting at the edge of their seat, so it's all good! We started our trip off with several days in Rome. It was nice, … Continue reading Things We Did and Ate in Rome (in Pictures)
Spring break this year was spent in Italy. We visited Rome and Naples, the glorious cities of treasures as all the travel blogs say, but in all honesty, the most spectacular place we visited was a ten minute cab ride from the airport. Continue reading to see (pun intended - there will be lots of … Continue reading Where You Should Eat in Fiumicino, Italy
The World Happiness Report came out today, on International Happiness Day, and the United States is the 19th happiest country. Last year, we were the 18th happiest country, and the year before that, we were the 14th happiest. So... what's happening? Why are we, a developed country, failing at happiness? What even is happiness?! How … Continue reading International Happiness Day: Where Do We Stand?!
I was spoiled - spoiled rotten. My old commute was an easy 12-minute drive down the highway. We moved recently, and now my commute into work is about 30 minutes and my drive home is anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour. That's a total of at least one hour of driving a day! 60 … Continue reading When Your Commute is LONG AF