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7 Road Trip Essentials For Your Next Adventure

I absolutely love road trips–the scenery rushing past my car window, my thoughts dancing about in my head and conversation floating throughout the car.  The journey can make travel stressful, but it can also be an extremely refreshing, productive time.  Whether you're road tripping through the south of France or along the West Coast, here… Continue reading 7 Road Trip Essentials For Your Next Adventure

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California Road Trip: San Francisco, Big Sur, Monterey & Stanford

West Coast, Best Coast, am I right? In some ways (weather), yes, in other ways (housing economics), probably not. But the beautiful thing about vacationing on the West Coast is that you almost exclusively enjoy the positives and need not even worry about the negatives. Such was the case with my recent adventures on the… Continue reading California Road Trip: San Francisco, Big Sur, Monterey & Stanford

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Photo Diary: Girls’ Weekend in STL

Weekend trips and gal pal time are some of my favorite things, and my weekend excursion to St. Louis with Cate satisfied both of those wishes.  There are ample things to do in St. Louis, and although I've grew up there, there are always new things to do and see.  This trip was no exception.… Continue reading Photo Diary: Girls’ Weekend in STL

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5 Ways to Implement Self-Care into Your Daily Routine

We’ve all had those days where our planners look like a Picasso.  But nobody’s paying you and you’re losing your hair trying to cross off items on your to-do list.  Life is crazy, and in this age of “treat yo self,” we wonder how that’s actually possible with only 24 hours in a day, 7… Continue reading 5 Ways to Implement Self-Care into Your Daily Routine

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Round Trip Roundup: MARCH

Sometimes I don't have much to say at the end of the month.  I think, well I did a bunch of homework and hung out with friends and worked out–same ole, same ole.  This month is quite the exception.  Just scrolling through my camera roll, I realized what an incredible, sweet, exciting, wonderful month this… Continue reading Round Trip Roundup: MARCH

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When Life Feels Like a Blur

It’s not like I didn’t know.  Parents, older siblings, friends, mentors—really anyone—have told me that life flashes before my eyes.  I often find myself wishing life would just slow down.  It is beyond me that I’m almost halfway done with college, that this time last year I was preparing for a summer in Europe, that… Continue reading When Life Feels Like a Blur

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How History Enhances Your Travel Experience

Strolling along the Seine and savoring a croissant buttered with Nutella in Paris is a dream for many, but Diana Stegall made her hope of living in Paris a reality.  Her love of France budded during her study abroad experience in 2009 as a “googly-eyed” college girl with dreams of the Eiffel Tower in her… Continue reading How History Enhances Your Travel Experience

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Postcard from Abroad: Munich, Germany

I’ve been drooling this entire semester.  My best friend Riley is studying abroad for a semester in Maastricht, the Netherlands, and as if living in Europe weren’t enough, she gets ample opportunity to travel around on the weekends.  Although I can’t be in Europe, I’ve loved looking through all her photos from trips to places… Continue reading Postcard from Abroad: Munich, Germany

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5 Blogging Tools that are Worth the Investment

College and full bank accounts are most definitely mutually exclusive.  There have been times when I’ve had to send all my Venmo balance to my bank account to pay bills.  I even had a friend who ate her entire meal at a restaurant, and as the waitress came to the table, my friend opened the… Continue reading 5 Blogging Tools that are Worth the Investment