"You can skip this, it's stupid and bullshit anyway." This is a direct quote that I furiously scribbled down in the notes section in my phone. It was said aloud so that others could hear while touring a restaurant and hotel in rural Romania. Maybe she's just tired, I thought to myself. We all were. Piling 50 bloggers, photographers, and influencers on a bus and driving for hours isn't easy for … [Read more...] about The Shocking Truth About Travel Blogging
One year ago I was meticulously packing up my two suitcases, beads of sweat dripping down my back as I lugged them back and forth from the scale trying to get the weight to right at 70 pounds. It was at 82. I needed to be right at 70 pounds because I was carrying my whole life overseas, but if I went over, it was going to cost me. At the time, that was my biggest struggle. Little did I know what … [Read more...] about 10 Things No One Tells You When You Drop Everything and Move Across the World
As a very quick reminder we are going to be on House Hunters International TONIGHT! You can catch us on HGTV at 9:30pm CST / 10:30pm EST and again at 12:30 am CST / 2:30 am EST. Find full details about the schedule here. You can also catch my announcement post here which goes into detail about what our episode will be about (and share some behind the scenes shots!). We are so excited to share … [Read more...] about House Hunters International Drinking Game
I'm excited to finally reveal a secret Michael and I have been working on.... we are going to be on TV! Michael and I filmed an episode of House Hunters International. Our 15 minutes (or 22 minutes for the episode) of fame for HGTV's House Hunters International. If you've been following this blog for a while you know that my mission is to live life to the fullest, see the world, and collect … [Read more...] about We’re on House Hunters International!
You can take the girl out of Texas, but you can't take Texas out of the girl. My home state has been on my mind more than usual lately. And it's not just because I'm homesick. It's because one of the largest and devastating hurricanes has hit my home state. Houston and surrounding areas are particularly impacted with flooding that has reached over 2 feet. Nine people have died, 3,000 have been … [Read more...] about BIG ANNOUNCEMENT+ Help Me Support Houston Hurricane Harvey Victims
I have never been to New York. There I said it! It's always a bit shocking to hear someone from America that is a self proclaimed travel blogger has not been to one USAs finest cities. The fun part about blogging is we are continually learning about our community, and about ourselves. We are always changing and if you've been around the blogging block for as long as I have (6 years) you might be … [Read more...] about Ask Me Anything: Answered!