My Great American Road Trip (kind of)

The first thing I learned on this trip? Planning a road trip is one thing, sticking to that plan is a whole other ball game. To see what I'm talking about all you have to do is compare my original trip map with what ended up happening. Looking back I wouldn't change anything! This trip … Continue reading My Great American Road Trip (kind of)

Heading West: Leg 3 of My Great American Road Trip

The final leg of my "Great American Road Trip" began with me waking up in Santa Fe, New Mexico where I stayed at The Lodge at Santa Fe which was beautiful and I highly recognized. I didn't spend much time in Santa Fe, I had to make it to the Flagstaff area by the end … Continue reading Heading West: Leg 3 of My Great American Road Trip

48 Hours in Chicago and All That Jazz

This was my first time in Chicago and I tried to do as  much as I could! I woke up early in Iowa and started my drive towards Chicago which was under 3 hours from Davenport. I knew I would be getting there earlier than my check-in time at the hotel but I figured I … Continue reading 48 Hours in Chicago and All That Jazz

Wild Wild Mid-West: Leg 2 of my Great American Road Trip

Nebraska     I stayed at the Super 8 in Ogallala, Nebraska and woke up to a long day of driving ahead of me. My next big destination was Chicago and I knew I couldn't get there from Ogallala in one day  but I wanted to drive as far as I could so that the … Continue reading Wild Wild Mid-West: Leg 2 of my Great American Road Trip

West Coast Best Coast: Leg One of My Great American Road Trip

California The first leg of my road trip to Indiana involved me going in the "wrong" direction up the West Coast of the United States. I figured if I was about to drive thousands of miles I might as well take a little extra time to drive up my favorite coast!   I had a … Continue reading West Coast Best Coast: Leg One of My Great American Road Trip

Follow Along on my “Great American Road Trip (kind of)”

Well it's been a minute since my last big adventure and I am so excited to get started on this next one! Today is the first stop of my 20-day road trip across half of the United States! My trip started this afternoon in Ventura and I made my way up the 101 along the … Continue reading Follow Along on my “Great American Road Trip (kind of)”

Lake Powell, Utah

Day One The drive to Utah! We drove from Los Angeles to St. George, Utah on our first day, stopping for food and bathroom runs. We stopped for the night at an RV park in St. George. Food tip: If you're in St. George, check out Even Stevens! Great food and great vibes!! Day Two … Continue reading Lake Powell, Utah

Being a Tourist in My Own City: LACMA Free Museum Day

Every second Tuesday of the month is Free Museum Day at the Los Angeles County Museum of Modern Art which I took advantage of for the first time this week! Fair warning, if you plan to take advantage of this great deal be prepared for crowds! All of the designated LACMA parking lots were full … Continue reading Being a Tourist in My Own City: LACMA Free Museum Day

Las Vegas, Nevada Summer 2017

Last week I had the opportunity to travel to Las Vegas with work to attend the Innovative Schools Summit. I work for a non-profit based out of Los Angeles called All It Takes. We work with K-12 to develop bold and compassionate leaders by teaching leadership through active individual and team training.  During the day we … Continue reading Las Vegas, Nevada Summer 2017

FAQ about IVHQ Zambia

In the months following my time volunteering in Zambia I have had a lot of conversations with people that are thinking about traveling there as well. A lot of their questions are very similar so I thought it would be helpful to write a post with the most frequently asked questions. I also love any … Continue reading FAQ about IVHQ Zambia