First Scuba Diving Experience along the Florida Keys

I loved every second of this – put me back in the water! Scuba diving had been high on the bucketlist for a while and what better place to try it for the first time than while I was driving from Miami to Key West. This is a stunning 3 hour and 40 minute driveContinue reading “First Scuba Diving Experience along the Florida Keys”

Road Trip to Put-in-Bay, the Island nobody knows!

“Where is Put-In-Bay?” When I tell people in Chicago that we took this trip more times than not, they have never heard of this place. To fill you in, Put-in-bay is an island off Ohio on Lake Erie and below is how we ended up there and what we did. One of my very goodContinue reading “Road Trip to Put-in-Bay, the Island nobody knows!”

Arizona 3 Day Itinerary

At the start of September I took a solo trip to Arizona, this was my first time visiting Arizona and it exceeded all expectations – I only had 3 days and managed to see Phoenix, Sedona and the Grand Canyon, drive through Flagstaff and accidentally get onto route 66. Below is my trip itinerary outliningContinue reading “Arizona 3 Day Itinerary”

A Guide to 48 Hours in Los Angeles, California

I’m back here to write about my trip to L.A As part of what I have made into my annual trip to California, my roommate, Kelly and I decided to go to Los Angeles over a weekend in April. Chicago had been so cold that we were ready for some sun. This was my secondContinue reading “A Guide to 48 Hours in Los Angeles, California”

Solo in San Francisco, California

I took a weekend trip to San Francisco back in April and it quickly became one of my favorite cities in America for several reasons. Firstly I was really drawn to how scenic it was between the Golden Gate Bridge, Sausalito to the seals at Pier 39 but also how diverse and artistic some ofContinue reading “Solo in San Francisco, California”

The Chicago Summer Bucket List.

Hello all, Let me start with saying that the Chicago Summers ARE THE BEST. I am fortunate enough to have already experienced two summers here and I’m very excited about this upcoming one. Having struggled (for real) through the long cold Chicago winter, here is my Chicago Summer Bucketlist: RENT A BOAT. ATTEND MUSIC &Continue reading “The Chicago Summer Bucket List.”

Here it goes…The first blog post.

This marks my First. Blog. Post. Ever. (So please bear with me).WHY? I’ve actually been thinking about starting this for a while and when I say a while I mean two and a half years ago when I first arrived to Chicago. However with a new job and a new city to navigate I sortContinue reading “Here it goes…The first blog post.”