Ever since my road trip last week I've been hit hard with the need to see the world. I keep trying to tide myself over by planning hypothetical trips and trying to drag my poor friends on the road with me. I've traveled alone before, but I really have so much more fun when I... Continue Reading →


Pacific Coast Roadtrip Summary

I’m back from my adventures down the coast! There were some snags along the way - Other Sarah told us she couldn’t go three days before we left, we had some rainy weather, lots of wind, and some problems with reservations, but it was fun all the same! This post is pretty long since I... Continue Reading →

Spring break in California for $500

How we travel cheap: My two friends and I are hitting the road for nine days of California sun, sand, and beaches for less than $500 dollars each! (Plus whatever we each choose to spend on shopping and souvenirs.) Our first “cheap” choice was to pick camping as our primary form of accommodation. Most nights... Continue Reading →

On the road again…

Two things. First, I apologize for the quarter-long hiatus. I decided my last term of school was too important to focus on anything other than work and school. But I’m back and ready to regale you all with stories of my mediocre life and ventures into being a real grown-up. Second, some of you may... Continue Reading →

5 Ideas to spark inspiration

Sometimes creativity just doesn't flow the way we want it to. And when that happens, sometimes we need something to kickstart our inspiration. 1. Input Find the inspiration. Looking at art can make you want to draw or paint, reading can make you want to write your own story. There are also prompts and art... Continue Reading →

Should you go abroad to study/work/intern?

Is study abroad for you? Or intern abroad? Grad school abroad? The great thing about these programs is that they’re a set period of time you spend abroad, and often they come with a (sometimes voluntary) housing program. Enough structure to keep you on track, enough freedom to adventure, and at the end of your... Continue Reading →

How to survive a weekend wedding

Let's just admit it - Saturday weddings are basically 3-day-long parties. Like all parties, there are some tips for surviving and having the best time possible. I just got back from my cousins big, rustic wedding which consisted of three days of pampering, drinking, eating, and very little sleeping. So here are some tips to... Continue Reading →

Spotlight Sunday: Carol Rossetti’s “Women”

If you haven't spotted Carol Rossetti's illustrations around the internet, you're missing out. Carol Rossetti, a Brazilian artist and designer, published a series of illustrations about modern women  and various conditions they face. The project is simply titled "Women". Rossetti described the project as "Pretty special, because it taught me a lot about women from... Continue Reading →

9 Ideas for cheap nights out

It’s the end of the weekend, and once again I’m left thinking about how my friends and I made all these plans … and yet I ended up staying in, for the most part, watching movies and working overtime on a project. Not only is it hard to organize getting everyone out together, it’s also... Continue Reading →

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