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  • west loop chicago guide
    Travel

    West Loop Chicago | Neighborhood Guide

    The problem with living somewhere is sometimes you forget to appreciate it. I love Chicago. A lot. Even so, it’s easy to fall into a routine and stay in my neighborhood. This is a…

    September 19, 2017
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    A Weekend In the Fairytale Town of Sintra

    If you loved fairytales growing up, there’s a place in Portugal that’s perfect for you. Sintra, sitting in the mountains just a 20 minute drive from Lisbon, has six major castles and dozens of royal retreats…

    August 17, 2017
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    Travel

    Road Tripping In Southern Spain

    Every time I visit Spain, I vow to move there. A recent road trip with my friends Brianna and Vince from Lisbon to Barcelona made the idea even more tempting. Brianna and Vince were…

    July 13, 2017
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    Carry On Lifestyle

    The Perfect Bra for Travelers Has Arrived

    The Bra Lab, a side clasping bra with interchangeable straps, offers a comfortable, easy solution for travelers. Gina Crevi, owner of two contemporary women’s boutiques in Illinois, noticed her customers were trying on clothes…

    May 12, 2017
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    Travel

    Why and How to Visit Istanbul in 2017

    The mood in Istanbul is melancholy. The feel fits the muted facades of houses and monuments, and is expected after a year or so of terrorist attacks, an attempted military coup, and economic strain…

    April 9, 2017
  • best jordan itinerary
    Travel

    How to Spend 5 Days in Jordan

    When it comes to Jordan, I’m a bit biased. It was the first place I ever traveled outside of the US, and for that reason one of my favorite places in the world. So…

    March 29, 2017
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    Travel

    What You Need to Know About Female Solo Travel

    Solo travel is written about all the time. My friend Justin talked about it in a recent interview here, and there are dozens, probably hundreds, of blogs devoted specifically to female solo travel. I…

    March 20, 2017
  • van life how to guide david sandel
    Curiosity

    David Sandel | Nomadic Van Life

    David Sandel and I met on a road trip along Route 395 in California, and instantly bonded over a love for Jordan and the fact that we’re both from Wisconsin. When he mentioned he’s been…

    February 16, 2017
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    Travel

    Chicago Is the Greatest: Here’s Why

    Two years ago today I moved to Chicago. It was freezing and my apartment was smaller than I realized. I cried on the floor. The first couple of months were not wonderful, but wow…what…

    February 13, 2017