How to Make the Most of Ice Skating at the Maggie Daley Ribbon

If you're in Chicago any time between November and March of any given year, the Maggie Daley Skating Ribbon is an iconic winter time activity everyone should partake in.

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.

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: Museum of Contemporary Photography

While I've written a lot, the cliche still rings true: a picture is worth a thousand words (I missed that count by thirty).

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: American Writers Museum

Taking up the entire second floor of 180 N. Michigan, the American Writers Museum is sandwiched between floors of corporate offices, like a flower pressed inside of a book.

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.

My CHI Views

This city is dirty, eclectic, and a bit eccentric. It's also breathtaking and thought-provoking.

13 Gifts Every Globetrotter Wants This Holiday Season

The great and powerful Globetrotter Gift List is here and ready to help you out.