Theatre Etiquette 101

I am an active theatre lover. I grew up going to the theatre, I went on to go to a performing arts high school, and was a music major in college, now I work at a performing arts organization. I guess you can say theatre is kind of my life. As a frequent theatre goer … [Read more…]

My Travel Bucket List: United States

Every time I get asked about my bucket list, of course I always think big; Paris, Mykonos, Moscow, and so on. But then I start thinking about all of the beautiful things in my own country that I haven’t seen yet. Which is silly, because it’s much easier—financially and logistically—to see all of those things … [Read more…]

Camping With Dogs: What You Should Know

Last week, we took my boyfriends dog, Zulu, camping with us for the first time. We spent the weekend in a beautiful cabin in Hocking Hills. While we thought we were prepared for everything, I quickly realized we’re NEVER prepared for anything unless we’ve done it before. So here’s a list of everything I WISH … [Read more…]

PSA: Please Don’t Get Tattoos in the Summer

As someone with a lot of tattoos, I want to share something with you. I get second-hand anxiety when I’m out and about in the summer and see someone with a fresh tattoo. Just, why?!?! Oh, some of you may be actually wondering why. Three things go into a beautiful tattoo: a great design, a great artist, … [Read more…]

Basic Packing Checklist

I solemnly swear I will go through this list every time I travel. I think (keyword THINK) that I am a really good packer. But I always, always forget something. So I hope this list helps people to never forget anything (anything important, at least) while packing again. Some of the items on this list … [Read more…]

Photo Journal: Rainbows in the Desert

October 2015 was my first experience in Joshua Tree. I was excited to escape Ohio’s grey, cold, rainy days. Our first day, after dropping off our bags, drove straight to Joshua Tree National Park – we didn’t want to waste ANY time! Once we arrived, we parked on the side of the main road, and … [Read more…]

Traveling with a Fainting Condition

Hi, my name is Anna, and I have Neurocardiogenic Syncope (NCS). If you’re reading this and you have this condition too, let’s start a club! If you’re reading this and you’ve never heard of it, let me explain. In simplest terms, sometimes my heart can’t pump my blood hard enough, and my brain doesn’t get … [Read more…]