The 20 Things I Did Wrong in My Semester Abroad

One trend I’ve noticed for the past year or two is a proliferation of articles and blog posts addressing the “fakeness” of social media. You know what I’m talking about: people putting up only the most brag-worthy Facebook statuses, Instagram photos filtered to the max so that any moment shared looks bright and shiny, and … More The 20 Things I Did Wrong in My Semester Abroad

Copenhagen: A Walk Through Sustainable and Organic Danish Cuisine

On a drizzly day in Copenhagen, I set out, flower-patterned umbrella firmly in hand, to learn about Danish cuisine. I had signed up with Copenhagen Food Tours for a culinary walk through Copenhagen, and for the next four hours, our guide Maria would lead us around the city as we sampled some of the best … More Copenhagen: A Walk Through Sustainable and Organic Danish Cuisine

Copenhagen: Holy Tivoli

Like any self-respecting Midwesterner, I know there is only one amusement park that truly matters: Cedar Point. (Don’t try to argue any of this Six Flags nonsense with me.) My childhood is peppered with Cedar Point memories: visiting the park with my cousins, getting pumped every time a newer, taller roller coaster opened, waiting in … More Copenhagen: Holy Tivoli

Bruges: A Few Things to See, from Medieval Cathedrals to Rickety Windmills to Belgian Art

When it comes to Bruges, my two greatest recommendations would be this: take plenty of time to wander around its too-cute-for words streets and make sure to eat well. But if you are a traveler looking for actual, concrete things to┬ádo and see in Bruges, there are plenty of other ways to spend your time, … More Bruges: A Few Things to See, from Medieval Cathedrals to Rickety Windmills to Belgian Art