Fernweh Follies 2020 Countdown: #GOALS

My personal visions are 20/20-- and I've been waiting all year to make that pun.

15 Gifts Every Globetrotter Wants this Holiday Season

I've got you covered in case your budget doesn't fit the cost of an all-expenses-paid vacation.

Chicago Cocoa Quest: The Best Hot Chocolate in CHI Town

I've taken it upon myself to figure out which Chicago cocoa reigns supreme. And the winner is...

10 EASY Ways to Be A More Sustainable Traveler

As anyone that has ever tried to follow one of my blogs knows, consistency is not my strong suit. After spending a hiatus focusing on adulthood--which included a job change--I'm back. While I haven't summed up all of the international news I have read over the last nine months, the efforts of young Greta Thunberg [...]

Chicago: Kopi Cafe

We were surrounded by an army of memories hidden away in trinkets any traveler might collect on an adventure to the Middle East, Africa, or Asia.

Chicago: Christkindlmarket

I don't want to sound like a Grinch, but I find it a sacred practice not to celebrate Christmas early and I planned on following this rule until the day I died. Then I moved to Chicago.

Edgewater Arts Festival

I've always been a wallflower, almost to a fault...but today I found it to be a bit of a gift.

Why I Moved to Chicago

Suprise! I moved.

Ames and Des Moines, IA

My time in Iowa was filled with one of my best friends, awesome food, a little bit of education, and a concrete gnome!

Missouri Wine Country: Hermann, MO

If you like wine and want a laidback wine country experience, come visit Napa Valley's Midwestern cousin.