travel

Things to Know Before You Go to Portugal

I’m back! Things have been super crazy on the non-blog end (there will be a post soon!), but long story short I started a new job and things have been very exciting but very busy! I have a ton of posts lined up, including all of my Portugal posts from our trip last month!  I… Continue reading Things to Know Before You Go to Portugal

travel

How to Pack for a Week in Europe in a Carry On

Hello! I’ve got a quick post today, as I’m busy running around and making sure we’re all ready to go tomorrow! We’re only taking carry-on luggage for this trip, and it’s been less of a challenge than I thought it would be! So before take off, I wanted to share with you all my tips on how… Continue reading How to Pack for a Week in Europe in a Carry On

college · style

Graduation Outfits Under $100

Graduation is quickly approaching! I feel like I’ve been out of school forever now, but my newsfeed is full of people who are about to graduate! It is a super exciting but super stressful time, and the last thing you have time to think about is what to wear! I updated my post on a… Continue reading Graduation Outfits Under $100

lifestyle

Easy Holiday Entertaining

Happy (almost) New Year! I hope everyone had a fantastic Christmas and you have fun New Year’s plans for this weekend! We’ll be celebrating New Year’s Eve with a few friends at our house. While it’s not a huge affair, I still feel like I need to go all out A) because it’s New Year’s and… Continue reading Easy Holiday Entertaining

college · study abroad · travel

What I Wish I Had Known Before Studying Abroad

Recently, one of my Zeta sisters reached out to ask me about studying in Amsterdam. Usually, I respond with, “OMG it was great blah blah blah you’ll love it blah blah blah go do it!” But as we kept talking over Facebook, she asked questions that no one has asked me yet. She asked about… Continue reading What I Wish I Had Known Before Studying Abroad

study abroad · travel

How to Plan a Weekend Abroad

One of the biggest challenges when studying abroad, aside from things like making friends, being homesick, culture shock, etc., is trying to fit in all of the travel that you want to do. You only have so many weekends (roughly 16-ish depending on how long your semester is), and there is so much to see and… Continue reading How to Plan a Weekend Abroad

college · study abroad · travel

How to Select a Study Abroad Location

A little over two years ago(!!), I was working on my application to study in Amsterdam. It would be another year before I was there, but since my program was a scholarship program, we had to be considered far in advance. But this did make it a little easier, since Amsterdam was the only program… Continue reading How to Select a Study Abroad Location

study abroad · travel

Things You Don’t Expect When You Study Abroad

Studying abroad was one of the craziest things I have ever done, yet it was also one of the most rewarding. I learned so much and, despite any pitfalls I had along the way, I encourage anyone who has the opportunity to do it.  I had SOOOO many questions before I left, and while I… Continue reading Things You Don’t Expect When You Study Abroad

style · travel

What to Wear at the Airport

With the holiday season coming up, you need an outfit for every occasion, and a lot of those occasions will involved traveling. Whether it’s planes, trains, or automobiles, you want to look your best and stay comfy at the same time. I’ve already given you the formula for a perfect carry-on bag, but now you have… Continue reading What to Wear at the Airport