Poland and Pals

An unexpected trip to Poland just happened last weekend and it quickly turned out to be one of my favorite trips so far. Not sure if it was because I didn’t have any expectations or if it was because I was pretty much open about whatever adventure was out there. Ok, maybe I had some…

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Open House Chicago

Last weekend, I ignored the storm and spent two days chasing Chicago Architecture Foundation’s Open House this year. Who cares if I get soak and probably sick after? Who cares if I have to endure the horrendous city traffic? Who cares if I didn’t have time to eat just so my friends and I could…

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Work, Play, Art

Sometimes, you have a full-time job that gets in your way of playing. Sometimes, when you’re lucky enough, you get to do both. The reason I’ve been slacking on my blogging lately…fine, one of the many reasons I’ve been slacking was that this time of the year is super busy for my real job. But…

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What’s your favorite country?

This is my most frequently asked question. Even at this moment, I still have a hard time answering it. To be fair to myself and to the questioner, I would default to a top five answer. And to be quite honest, I give different answers every time depending on my mood. It’s a tricky question,…

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How to do a Girls’ Night in Chicago

This post is sponsored by Party Bus Chicago. Enjoying a girls night out in Chicago has the potential to be epic! One of the best things about being in this area is the overall diversity…it means that nobody has to sacrifice their interests to appease the group because there’s a scene for everybody. Whether you…

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Hemingway Home

“Don’t you ever get the feeling that all your life is going by and you’re not taking advantage of it? Do you realize you’ve lived nearly half the time you have to live already?”  Ernest Hemingway, The Sun Also Rises For many years I have read Hemingway novels and autobiographies, watched documentaries and movies about…

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