The Best Coffee Shops in New York City

My favorite coffee spots in NYC – so far As I’m sure you can imagine, New York City has endless amounts of coffee shops, where some are better than others. Even with the amount of times I’m able to take a trip into the city (I’m super lucky that I don’t live terribly far), I […]

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The fear that no one will read your blog

Why haven’t I been blogging? On top of nothing exciting happening in my life recently thanks to quarantine, there is the fear that people don’t care enough to even read what I’m putting out. I’m sure if you’re reading this, that you have been in a similar boat at one point or another (or even […]

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how to find validation within yourself

Validation: Why do I care so much what people think? I’m going to be honest, I have no clue yet. I’m writing this so maybe future me can have a little journal entry to look back on. I am no expert, just another face trying to make sense of all this. That first statement on […]

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My Travel Bucket List

Since we’re all stuck inside dreaming of the other places we could be I thought I’d hop on to this trend and share my ultimate travel destination bucket list! Recently I’ve been going back through my photos and blogging about some awesome places I’ve been in the last year: Stockholm, Berlin, other areas of Germany, […]

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Top 3 things I look for when choosing a coffee shop

Quality coffee is important to me. Also, I don’t want to waste my money on bad, burnt, and watery coffee. We all know that coffee can get expensive too so here are some of the things I really look at before choosing where to spend my money and give my time. I especially look for […]

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Rothenburg ob der Tauber: the ULTIMATE German Day Trip

Rothenburg ob der Tauber is the perfect walled-German village in Northern Bavaria, right off the Romantic Road! Not sure if anyone else does this but when I’m first researching into places to visit, I immediately go to google images and click on the prettiest, most photogenic places. Based off that I find some great options […]

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The Best Photo Spots in Berlin

A little throwback to a trip to Germany I took just over a year ago to visit my brother studying abroad in Berlin. I did get to travel around the country a bit and see so many gorgeous castles but I was also really impressed with Berlin. Stay tuned because I definitely have a list […]

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Moving to Tasmania for Grad School: why Tasmania?

I mentioned I was going to do this sort of explanation post here and this is inspired by my explanation of why I chose New Zealand to study abroad here. Quick back story: I graduated from the University of Maine with a bachelors in Marine Science (concentration in marine biology if that matters) last May. […]

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my honest review of major NZ peanut butter brands

To say the least, I had way too much fun putting this post together. Okay lets do this!!!!! My New Zealand peanut butter journey started when I first arrived and found myself in Countdown (a NZ grocery store). I made the HORRIBLE mistake to buy the cheapest peanut butter and it was artificial horrible-ness. Moral […]

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