Me entering a narrow and low tunnel while extreme caving in San Gil, Colombia.

The Greatest

July 2, 2016 After the long journey from Santa Marta – Bucaramanga – San Gil by overly air conditioned and headache inducing buses I decided it was time for another adventure (This woman is a ferocious lioness after all). I needed an outlet to exert my energy and feel that good old fashioned adrenaline pumping […]

While experiencing food poisoning I spent my time recovering at Drop Bear Hostel, Santa Marta.

Even Nomads Need Refuge

June 29th – July 1st 2016 My nomadic journey had started like any other: a conquering of fears through new and exciting experiences to feed my growth mindset and change who I was. Throughout it all I expected the scary, the ugly, the good, the great, and the downright…shall we say impossible? This was not […]

Taganga, Colombia

Under Pressure

June 28, 2016 Water is oxygen. Coral are castles. Home is your heart beating in the great ocean blue. I was under pressure yet felt more peace than I had in awhile. How could one person, one tiny person feel so free? It started like any other action we take or emotion we feel. It […]

Fruit is plentiful and cheap in Colombia.

Paint it Anything but Black

Cartagena, Colombia  June 18th – 21st, 2016 Far far away from Chicago, IL is a city painted in color. Bright pink, yellow, orange, and green drench the walls of ancient colonial buildings. Bold is beautiful and better yet, it is charming. Cobblestone streets line the ground as horses trot upon the stone while small taxi […]

Chicago Illinois (The Loop)

C h i c a G O

July 20 – 23, 2015 Hustle and bustle in the loop that wraps around its heart. Eat a deep dish pizza. Listen to some smooth jazz in the park and break your reverie, look up. It’s a classy city of neighborhoods with the business district booming and all empowering. … for those who make it, […]