Chicago has a lot going on. With its culture, culinary staples and unique neighborhoods Chicago’s on my list of must-see cities in the United States. My trip to Chicago was everything I hoped for and more. Though I’d been to Illinois many times before this was my first extended stay in the windy city. It worked out well because I was there for 2 […]

ILLINOIS, North America, Travel, United States

February 26, 2016

THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO

I’ve been wanting to travel to Portland for years so when I had the opportunity to go for work recently I jumped at the chance. The city was everything I had hoped for and more. From the convenience of the public transportation system (Max Light Rail), to the abundance of coffeehouses and friendly neighborhood restaurants, I was […]

North America, Oregon, PORTLAND, Travel, United States

February 2, 2016

PORTLAND TRAVEL GUIDE

  After two gorgeous weeks in Canada I made it back to the states. I jaunted off to NYC for new years, but I am definitely missing my Canadian travels while reflecting over the snow and sleigh rides last week. If you follow me on Instagram you may have seen a few of the photos I posted during my stay […]

BANFF, CANADA, North America, Travel

December 30, 2015

BANFF IN THE WINTER

  A few weeks ago I had to go to Miami for work. I travel a decent amount but I haven’t been back to Miami in 5 years so you can imagine my excitement when this opportunity came up. To be fair I enjoy working and love my job, but traveling to exotic locations and getting to enjoy new cities […]

FLORIDA, MIAMI, North America, Travel, United States

December 3, 2015

MIAMI

  Dress: Alice and Olivia, Sandals: Steve Madden, Sunglasses: Rayban A few weeks before our wedding my fiancé and I decided to take a road trip to Palm Springs for a mini staycation. We holed up in one of our favorite hotels, Parker Palm Springs, for 3 days and enjoyed a little retail therapy and R&R. During our stay we snuck away for an […]

California, North America, Travel, United States

September 13, 2015

PARKER PALM SPRINGS STAYCATION

Hat: Forever 21 (Something Similar), Striped Shirt: Zara (Something Similar), Pants: Crossroads Trading Company, Bag: Paperdolls Boutique Palm Springs, Shoes: Chuck Taylor Classics  I’ve been vacationing in Palm Springs for the past 11 years but this was my first trip to see the Cabazon Dinosaurs. How have I resisted this landmark right off the side of the freeway for so long?! I love dinosaurs so my inner child took over. A […]

California, North America, Travel, United States

May 6, 2015

CABAZON DINOSAURS

Shirt: Michael Kors, Navy Jacket + Pants : Zara, Black + Gold Bag: Bloomingdales , Black Bag: Zara, Scarf: J.Crew, Leopard + Red Jacket: Vintage I headed to Washington, D.C in early January ’14 to celebrate the birthday of one of my friends. It was the first time I had been to D.C. since performing with my college dance team at the 2001 Inauguration parade and […]

North America, Travel, United States, WASHINGTON D.C.

March 4, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.

Shirt: Zara, Pants + Jacket: Zara, Bag: Bloomingdales Scarf: J.Crew, Sweater: Vintage WOW, what a year! 2013 came and went in what felt like a blink of an eye. If you follow me on Instagram then you may already know I boarded a flight from Austin, TX to NYC to ring in the new year […]

North America, NYC, Travel, United States

January 21, 2014

NEW YEAR IN THE CITY

Every year I visit my hometown to see family and friends. Usually I only get a weekend, but this Christmas I got 10 days. It was nice to spend an extended length of time between Austin and Dallas.  I did the usual: Thrift store shopping and workouts with mom, holiday shopping with my brother and […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

January 5, 2014

CHRISTMAS WITH THE FAMILY

AUSTIN → NYC, D.C., DALLAS → Home to LA Tis the season and my carry-on is overflowing as I set off to complete my 2013 journey with a hopeful amazing 2014. This holiday season I’ll be spending time with family in Austin, Texas while ringing in the New Year with friends in NYC. From there I’ll visit […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

December 28, 2013

CARRY-ON IS PACKED

AUSTIN → NYC, D.C., DALLAS → Home to LA Tis the season and my carry-on is overflowing as I set off to complete my 2013 journey with a hopeful amazing 2014. This holiday season I’ll be spending time with family in Austin, Texas while ringing in the New Year with friends in NYC. From there I’ll visit […]

North America, TEXAS, Travel, United States

December 28, 2013

CARRY-ON IS PACKED