When the Unthinkable Follows You Home from New York to Pittsburgh

Throughout my life, I’ve lived in five cities across three different continents. Out of all the places I’ve lived, nowhere has been as warm and welcoming as Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. I’ve always been proud to call Pittsburgh my hometown; a tough yet kind city built on blood, sweat, and steel. Pittsburgh is the place that taught…

A (Dog Friendly) Weekend in Moab, Utah

Moab is the kind of place that has the power to transfix wanderlusts without ever even stepping foot there. Myself, included. Utah overall is a big kid’s playground. With endless miles of red rock, five national parks, and numerous state parks, there’s ample opportunity to pretend you’re living in the old wild west. This spring,…

The Ultimate Mountain Road Trip: Boulder to Banff

For anyone who knows Mitch + I or follows our adventures over the years, you know we love to road trip. For some people, road tripping isn’t their thing and I totally respect that. For us, there’s no better feeling than hitting the open road, with pups in tow, and embarking on a new adventure….

7 Things to Be Thankful for in Pittsburgh

Every November, we try to slow down and appreciate the little things more. We remember how grateful we are for our loved ones, the opportunities we’ve been given, the adventures we’ve had. We’re grateful for the places we’re from, and all of the places we’ve been. For us living in Pittsburgh and those just stopping…

Boulder to Banff: 7 Road Trip Tips from 3,600 Miles on the Road

Road trips have been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. Every year, my family and I would drive cross-country to visit family down in North Carolina and out west in Colorado. My fiancé is no stranger to road trips himself. He grew up taking similar voyages from Pittsburgh to…

6 Things 2016 Taught Me

It’s that time of year again. The time when you see gyms full of those working towards short-lived resolutions, the time when magazine headlines and morning talk shows are all talking about “New Year, New You.” Admittedly, I think we’d all call ourselves a “work-in-progress”. Starting into 2017, that’s where I am. I have challenges…

7 Things All Wanderlusters Have in Common

To this day, some of my closest friends and best people I know are those I met during my time studying and living abroad. I’ll never forget sitting on Coogee Beach in Sydney, Australia and us realizing even back then in the moment how lucky we were to have made such incredible friendships from our…

Italy in Photos

A few years ago, I spent five months living in a quiet neighborhood in the suburbs of Rome, Italy. Across those months, my roommates, who would later become some of the best friends I’ve ever had to this day, and I got the opportunity to travel all around Italy and across Europe together. Here are…