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!
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!
People tell me: Helene, you’re so lucky. And I can promise you they aren’t talking about my hair (split ends) or my height (I’m 5’2” on a good day). They wanna know how I moved abroad for fun. The emails usually start out like this, “I don’t mean to pry but, what are you doing abroad?” I get it. What the hell am I doing here and why did I do it?! It’s safe to say I haven’t done an exceptional job … [Read more...] about I Guess I Should Tell You…
I moved abroad 6 months ago now, but it honestly could be 6 years or 6 days. Time has moved so fast, but it's been really crazy and stressful and we've packed so much in, I have trouble remembering the time I've been here. That could be a good or bad thing. Backpack // Sweater // Jeans Since there a lot of people that don't know my story, I'm going to refresh your memory: I was born on … [Read more...] about What it’s Like to be an Expat
Was it me, or did 2016 not just fly by but whirl by and take us all down with it? I don't think that was just me. This year was crazy. My personal life was absolutely insane. In a good way and in some tough ways. I LOVE end of the year recaps and reviews, so feel free to link up yours at the bottom of this post. I'm going to go over the highs and the lows, the best and the worst, and can't … [Read more...] about Helene’s Best of 2016 (Link up!)
High school and Freshman year of college is such a weird time. You feel kind of like an adult, but you're not. You feel kind of like a kid, but you're not. The world is asking big questions of you like: what are you doing with your life? What will you study to be someone when you grow up? But is also asking you to still hold on to your youthful glow. It's a period of limbo. Especially right after … [Read more...] about Lost in the Right Direction: Part 7