Everywhere you drive in Banff is utterly amazing–from monstrous peaks to roaring rivers. Speaking of roars, you’ll most likely spot plenty of wildlife too. For that, you can thank the park planners who installed a series of animal overpasses and underpasses that have prevented countless wrecks over the last twenty or so years. It isn’t…Read More
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A Day at the Grandest Canyon of All
In my opinion, the best history books on earth are earth. The Grand Canyon is a perfect example of that. It dates back 5 or 6 million years. I have to be honest, that is hard to wrap my mind around that amount of time. But, for some reason, when you’re standing out there on…Read More
Jenny’s back in Chi!
I finally made it back to Chicago after moving around a year ago. It was good to be back! The weekend went by super fast, but I still got up to some trouble. Here’s what I did: Stayed at The Gwen (where they have a great bar and curling on their terrace) grabbed coffee at…Read More
The Australia Zoo
As a grown-up traveler, it’s easy to write off a trip to a zoo as you make your way around a new country. Well–don’t be fooled and skip over The Australia Zoo. This may have been where I felt the most acute culture shock on my trip down under. Animals just hop around, out of…Read More
Nothing Says Happy Thanksgiving Like a Pair of Plaid Sneakers
Well it’s that time of year, folks. Let’s get thankful and enjoy the little things. What are you thankful for?Read More
Maui me oh my!
Oh man, Maui! When I imagined Hawaii, this is exactly what I pictured: clear water, unreal sunsets, tropical foliage surrounded by volcanic rock, hilarious Hawaiian pay phones, wildlife, rainbow trees, and for-real rainbows. The first few nights we stayed at the the Marriott Ko Olina. The beaches on that side of the island have their own…Read More
little lion puppy
Cancer. It’s a cruel enemy to the sweetest of beings. This is Orfeo, my family’s dog. He was only with us for seven years. They went by so quick– and it still feels like they were a lifetime ago. He was a puppy. I was a kid. He used to chew on my rollerblades, and I would…Read More
Roshe and The Lone Star Sate
things I miss about Texas: Whataburger things I don’t miss about Texas: mind boggling heat The key to keeping your cool down south is all about what you wear. For me, cotton dresses and Roshe Runs are the ideal outfit. I’m so obsessed with this pair of sneakers, I have two pairs of the same…Read More