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…

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…

Music City in Photos

Nashville is one of those places that you can feel the energy as soon you set foot within the city limits. The creativity, the talent, the passion…it’s contagious. Below are some of my favorite snaps from my trips to Music City over the years. You can bet I’ll be back soon to take in more…

5 Life Lessons I Learned in Patagonia

Don’t Be in a Hurry Transportation in Patagonia was an adventure all in its own. One of my most memorable encounters was when a shuttle leaving the park back for Puerto Natales was scheduled to arrive at 9am. But as we soon learned, timing was optional. 9am could be 8:35, 9:05, 9:30, etc. 9am was…

2015: A Year of Adventure

Like many others during this time of year, I’ve been reflecting a lot lately on the past twelve months as 2016 is just around the corner. This year has been one filled with more adventures than I could have ever imagined, both in frequent flier miles and in personal growth. One of the things I’m…