If you're anything like me, just the word "Jordan" conjures up images that set your inner Indiana Jones on fire. Along with these images may come some very real questions. Is solo female travel to Jordan safe? How do I make the most of my visit to Petra? What's the best time of year to travel[...]
So you've got a new gig abroad? Maybe you've just been hired for that dream job overseas, or perhaps you're going back to school? Whatever it is, go you! Setting up a life in a foreign country can be a headache. Fear not though, there are plenty of things you can do in order to prepare for a move ab[...]
It's been two months since I washed ashore in Edinburgh. Eight weeks of letting go and digging in. Discovering both the new outside of me and the things forgotten on the inside. I feel like I'm expanding rapidly-- The proverbial glass of spilt milk running across the table in all directions. My life[...]
It feels surreal to put it in writing, but my expat life in Switzerland is officially in the rearview. I have so many mixed emotions about the time I spent living in Switzerland right now. I'm currently plopped right in the middle of life-limbo-land. I'm between jobs, I'm between apartments and I'm[...]
What is a typical doctor's visit like in Switzerland? Will my Swiss doctor speak English? How does the Swiss insurance system work? And here's a burning question you were probably too embarrassed to ask: What's it like going to the gynecologist in Switzerland? Well, lucky for you, I have zero shame,[...]
The best way to road trip in Isle of Skye, Scotland. Sweeping emerald landscapes straight out of middle earth, cozy fishing villages, whisky distilleries and the scent of peat moss fires on the air everywhere are only a few reasons to go. Here are my tips for having an amazing road trip to Skye.
Fasnacht Luzern is a completely grassroots, totally DIY and essentially Swiss party. The people of Luzern spend six months using their own ingenuity to prepare for a kickass party that feels utterly spontaneous. From incredible handmade costumes that take months to create, home-made parade floats th[...]