Where Have I Been?

Good question! It’s been an incredible start to 2016. I do this blog as a fun, creative outlet so from time to time I need to step away to focus on other life stuff. For instance… 9-5 I manage advertising solutions at Hulu by day (hi, work friends!) and the past few weeks have been insane-o drano. Long days and longer nights – and weekend duty. But that’s…

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Why Travel?

Why travel? What’s the point? It’s expensive and scary and you feel inept fumbling around an unfamiliar city. Well, if that’s how you feel then you’re definitely missing the point. And here’s where I’ll flip those doubts and fears into exactly why you should travel – in just two easy steps! Spend money on experiences not things. This one might be my favorite – and perhaps advice that…

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10-4 Good Buddy

Okay I’m gonna get a little sappy and reflective for a second. Feel free to go “aaawwwww” at the end of my ramblings here. That’s allowed. – Perhaps one of the most important things I’ve learned from traveling, no matter the destination or duration, is what a difference a good travel buddy can make. I’m so grateful for my friend Sarah, who has luckily become one of my…

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Shibuya Arrival

Our bloodshot eyes strain to make out English subtitles on Japanese signs directing commuters where to catch trains heading in every direction. Our massive suitcases stand around us like 300 pound linemen trying to look over our shoulders at the map. Linemen that we have to wheel from train to train. Our arrival in Japan feels surreal. Is it 10pm in Tokyo or 3am in LA? I don’t…



Today is Veterans Day here in the U.S. and I’d like to take a quick second to say thank you to all of the men and women who would give their lives to serve their country. It’s an incredible sacrifice that is perhaps the most admirable thing you can do. Total strangers put their lives on the line in order to afford us the freedom to do silly…