Getting Personal

Real Talk: I Have Travel Burn Out

Real Talk: I Have Travel Burn Out

“You know the saying, “Too much of a good thing?” I’m tired of traveling. I know. I cringe even saying it, too. I’ve heard other travel bloggers hint at it and thought, “Travel burn out is just for digital nomads […]

Stop Calling Me a Food Critic (I'm Not)

Stop Calling Me a Food Critic (I’m Not)

Literally the first thing people ask when they find out I write a food column is if I’m a critic. Or, they skip the asking all together and just assume. Let me clarify once and for all, writing about food […]

My Obsession with Israel and Why Everyone Should Visit a “War Zone”

My Obsession with Israel and Why Everyone Should Visit a “War Zone”

In honor of my mom going to Israel for her 60th birthday (I couldn’t be more excited for her!), here’s a small tribute to the country outside of America I’ve spent the most time in and the only other place I’ve felt […]

20 Things I Accomplished in My 20s…and 30 More for My 30s

20 Things I Accomplished in My 20s…and 30 More for My 30s

With the realization that a huge life milestone has hit turning the #DirtyThirty, I thought it’d be worth taking a minute to reflect on some of the things I accomplished over the last decade and set some new goals for […]

Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Whatever Happened to the American Dream?

Having just written this for GoBankingRates, I’ve been thinking a lot about how has the American dream changed lately. And to be honest, I don’t even recognize it anymore. Let me explain… Did you ever hear a song on the radio […]

Is There Even Such a Thing as a Travel Expert?

Is There Even Such a Thing as a Travel Expert?

I often struggled with the idea of what a travel expert is and if there even is such a thing. It’s not like it’s something you can major in or take classes for (history did a shoddy job, who even […]