Month: November 2016

24 Hours Series: Seoul

24 Hours Series: Seoul

One of my very best friends and teammates from the University of Tennessee, played professionally this past year in Seoul, Korea. A lover of all things weird, cool, strange and exciting, I couldn’t imagine anyone better to give me their take on this beautiful city! […]

Easter Weekend in the Heart of Croatia

Easter Weekend in the Heart of Croatia

Certain things are better together. Wine and dark chocolate. Rosé at Sunset. And road trips with girlfriends. When my best friend decided to come visit me, all of these were in order. With two days free, we headed towards Italy’s eastern neighbor, Croatia, for one epic […]

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

Hidden Gems in Beijing’s Hutongs

China may not be in everyone’s list of countries to visit, but it should be – especially Beijing (where I currently reside). There are so many hidden gems in Beijing – back alleyways weave throughout the city (known as hutongs) and they are home to […]

Coconut Curry and Pineapple Fried Rice: Bangkok, Thailand

Coconut Curry and Pineapple Fried Rice: Bangkok, Thailand

To see a city is one thing, but to experience it is another. The best way to do this: food and drink. My favorite travel stories are the ones spent eating and drinking like a local. Here are a couple of places that I would recommend to […]

Visiting Athens as a Local

Visiting Athens as a Local

What makes someone the perfect travel partner? Always up for anything, willing to try any and all things, and does not stress/panic over getting lost in another country. Also must love dogs, dancing and wine. When I played in Italy, I was fortunate enough to […]

A Dining Experience to Remember in Modena

A Dining Experience to Remember in Modena

Modena, Italy is a cute little town in Northern Italy. It’s known for being the home to expensive car makers like Ferrari, Lamborghini, and Maserati. It’s also home to one of my favorite restaurants – da Enzo (maybe a little lesser know than those automobiles). […]

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

6 Tips for Your Chinese Visa Application

The Chinese Visa application can be daunting. My sister decided to visit me in Beijing this November, and while exciting, the flood of questions regarding the visa application were overwhelming. I imagine she’s not the only one feeling that way; so, I’ve put together some […]

Dubrovnik: A “How to” Guide for First Timers

Dubrovnik: A “How to” Guide for First Timers

I used to think Venice was the most picturesque place in Europe – until I visited Dubrovnik, Croatia. Due to the popularity of Game of Thrones, Dubrovnik has become immensely popular with tourists, and it’s for good reason. Besides the fact that the city is […]

Through the Lens: Dubrovnik

Through the Lens: Dubrovnik

Pictures don’t do Dubrovnik, Croatia justice. Besides it being the hot spot for Game of Thrones lovers, Dubrovnik has a lot to offer! There’s moments where I couldn’t even take my camera out because I knew it wouldn’t grasp what I was looking at. For […]

Camping Above the Clouds: Big Sur

Camping Above the Clouds: Big Sur

Five miles down a one-way dirt road, I found myself gripping the door handle so tight my fingers lost blood flow. My fear of heights put me right into panic mode upon every twist and turn driving up the mountain. Wobbling out of the car the […]