Sometimes life throws you curveballs, and sometimes life just feels so dormant. I’m not used to staying in one spot, I’m normally always on the move… someone once described it that “I never let the grass grow under my feet.” And that felt so true! But lately? I feel like I’m stuck in mud. And […]Read More How Living Abroad Changes You
When you think Ireland, you think about the upbeat and–at times–almost shrill sounds of Dropkick Murphy’s music, maybe the color green, and probably the Lucky Charms leprechaun (then immediately daydream about a bowl of cereal with only those cute marshmallows and none of that flavorless oat nonsense). A few of you most likely think of […]Read More 5 Best things about Ireland
2016 is over in less than 48 hours!!! I think we are all ready for this year to come to a close, but reflecting back I truly had some amazing moments throughout the year! Starting the year working aboard a cruise ship, and ending the year living back at home with my parents, 2016 has […]Read More 2016: Brooke’s favorites!
So your friends bailed and you don’t know if you should continue to go on this trip alone or not. Here’s the answer. DO IT. While it is super wonderful to be able to travel with a close group of friends, there is so much to learn about exploring something for the first time all […]Read More Just Me, Myself and I
Well, summer came and went but, if you’re anything like me, your wanderlust never ceases. Summer travels are constantly on the brain, reminiscing past trips and gathering initial data and ideas for next year’s adventures. I decided to write a post to help everyone look at some budget airlines in Europe that I have had […]Read More A Look at 3 European Budget Airlines
It has come to my attention that Americans do not know how to travel on a budget. The most exciting thing about Europe is that it is entirely tangible for everyone from the well traveled to the first timers. Europe is a modge podge of culture, experiences, and landscapes. From the beautifully rainy cliffs of […]Read More Quit Daydreaming, JUST GO.
When I was a young lass, my mother had this great idea to promise my sister and I a trip of a lifetime for our 16th birthday. We had a few years to think about a destination and whatever we chose is where she would take us. Alright. What kid would ever say no to […]Read More Trip of a Lifetime
As I begin to write this blog, my new job hasn’t quite started. But as it’s published today, I have been working for Norwegian Cruise Line for 2 weeks and 4 days and I feel absolutely wonderful. But let’s take a look on how I was feeling a few days before my start date… November […]Read More I’M ON A BOAT – IT’S GOING FAST AND
When Brooke and I were in middle school and the early years of high school, mom decided to start taking us on “day trips”. She realized that taking us out of school for a long period of time was now frowned upon once we were out of elementary school. So, we would take the first […]Read More 24
I realized pretty fast once I was back in the states how much I talked about Spain. Everything someone said I had the response, “Oh my gosh in Spain, they don’t have blah blah blah, it was so crazy!” or “Oh that’s cool, I did that while I was in Spain too!” At first I […]Read More Why I Can’t Stop — And Won’t Stop — Talking About Spain