International Update: Animal Edition

Happiness is hard enough to come by in the best of times, so enjoy the glimmers you get during the worst.

How to Travel without Leaving Your Couch

Adventure is everywhere-- I'm here to prove it can even be found on your own couch.

COVID-19: How to Accept What We Cannot Change

An overactive imagination left to its own devices in a time of turmoil is anything but good for your blood pressure.

How to Combat a Self-Quarantined Saint Patrick’s Day

With social distancing the new recommended way of life for the foreseeable future, I've decided to give some suggestions on how to have an enjoyable self-quarantined Saint Patrick's Day.

International Update: Women’s Rally in Kyrgyzstan

International Women's Day is a day that should highlight the strength and fire that is found within every woman that has been broken or told no.

Chicago: Unabridged Bookstore

I am a lover of the literary beacons that are indie bookstores...I doubt you will find any other bookshop in Chicago that is as prepared for a traveler than this one.

International Update: Coronavirus

I have personally put off writing about the coronavirus for two reasons...

Chicago: Imperial Lamian

The chefs at Imperial Lamian are sorcerers of spice; skilled balancers of heat that deserve to be recognized by anyone that will listen.

International Update: Brexit

Here in the States, it's easy to think Brexit will have little impact on us as a nation. It's time to pay attention.

Chicago: The Prohibition Tour

I've found the perfect tour for you if history lessons, giggle water, and a good time are a few of your favorite things.