How I Handle Flight Anxiety

I have a lot of irrational fears, one of which is flying. Even though I know planes are way safer than cars (or even walking!) I still get white knuckles on every flight. I know I’m not the only one with flight anxiety. So I’m hoping this post will help some of you deal with … [Read more…]

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 (to … [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 boyfriend’s 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…]

Getting Tattoos While Traveling

As someone with a lot of tattoos, I want to share something with you. Three things go into a beautiful tattoo: a great design, a great artist, and proper aftercare. Aftercare is generally pretty easy, but if you’re traveling, it can be a pain. Tattoos are most fragile in their first month, but for your skin to … [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, we 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, … [Read more…]