Archives, North America

Colorado: A Western Frontier

Lately I've been on a kick of reading adventure novels. Stories from all over the world about people climbing mountains, trekking across continents, and leaving everything but the essentials behind in pursuit of the great outdoors. Currently I'm reading Desert Solitaire, and have been transported into the red rock canyons of Arches National Park in… Continue reading Colorado: A Western Frontier

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Life in Seasons

I don't know about all of you, but my life just keeps hitting me with unexpected twists and turns every few months. And I get it, being newly out of college, this is naturally going to be a time of immense change and challenge, but sometimes (most times) it can all feel a bit too… Continue reading Life in Seasons

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Attending a Foreign University

Hello everyone! It's me again giving you insight into my crazy life I lived in South America... One of the biggest influencers of the entire study abroad journey was, obviously, where I studied. I am a student, first and foremost, and so my classes not only dictated what I learned, but how and where I… Continue reading Attending a Foreign University

Archives, North America, Pro Tips and Guides

The Minneapolis Guide

Ah Minne, my home through and through. Though I've been living here for almost all of my life, I've noticed in the last few years a significant increase in Minnesotan pride and as I've traveled outside of the state and talked to other Americans, I can see that Minnesota truly possessed something unique apart from… Continue reading The Minneapolis Guide

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How Study Abroad Challenged and Changed Me

Study abroad. The event that seems so commonplace in the context of college, but ends up being so influential in the scheme of an individual's life. So many people I know use study programs in school to go abroad for the very first time. They find themselves in Europe for four months, galavanting around each… Continue reading How Study Abroad Challenged and Changed Me

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Notes on New England

Having a fair bit of time here in New England now, I feel that I finally have some merrit in writing this post. Although I have not experienced the optimal exploration seasons yet, I'm sure I will update you all on my adventures as they come. For now, let's just talk initial impressions. Amidst my… Continue reading Notes on New England

Archives, Europe

Stavanger, Norway and the Tall Ships Festival: The End of an Era

Norway was the last stop on my European Whirlwind trip this summer, and was actually full of some rest. At this point in the game, I had begun to slightly loath my bag as it had gotten heavier and heavier over the course of my trip. I was tired and the continuous flying and airport… Continue reading Stavanger, Norway and the Tall Ships Festival: The End of an Era

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New York at New Year’s

Team! Lemme boast for a second. I know the best people! And the Lord is so good to me! I got to be in New York City, for the first time ever, to see one of the most important people and stay for free. After four complete days I spent about $300 total because I… Continue reading New York at New Year’s

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My Journey with Photography

I got interested in photography because of a boy. And like all hobbies-to-impress I hard core faked it till I made it in order to seem like I knew what I was doing. I watched YouTube videos, learned some hacks, talked to other photographers that I knew to learn a bit of the lingo but… Continue reading My Journey with Photography