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First Race of 2018: My Long Weekend in Phoenix

Earlier this fall, I was trying to plan a winter half marathon that would double as a weekend getaway from Chicago’s frigid winter. I should have planned it around the holidays had I known my work schedule, but MLK Jr. weekend was close enough and I was able to plan a trip to Phoenix for… Continue reading First Race of 2018: My Long Weekend in Phoenix

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17 Places to Travel When You’re Young and Broke

"I haven't been everywhere, but it's on my list." // Susan Sontag But really, I want to travel everywhere. Once I first studied abroad in Rome, I wanted to go everywhere on my list all at once. After spending almost all of my money in London before even arriving in Rome (Kelsey and I were… Continue reading 17 Places to Travel When You’re Young and Broke

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The Correlation Between Confidence + Navigation

It’s a common assumption that men are better with directions than women. While some studies may support this, it’s crazy how much this limits the confidence of women with direction. Whenever I talk about how I recently traveled alone, many women have told me, “I could never do that! I’m so bad with directions!” Some… Continue reading The Correlation Between Confidence + Navigation