Road Trip Day Four: South Dakota

Road Trip Day Four: South Dakota

Ahh the mysterious land that is South Dakota. Every American child learns about Mount Rushmore, one of our country’s most famous patriotic landmarks, yet few of us ever make the trip to see it. In the very beginning stages of planning our road trip, I had been hoping we would take the southern route through my favorite region, the American South, but Taryn suggested we go north and see South Dakota. Though I was hesitant at first, I am very glad I conceded.

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Road Trip Day One: Yosemite

Road Trip Day One: Yosemite

I flew home this week to help my sister move from San Diego to Connecticut. We saw this as a perfect opportunity to see some new parts of America, and a road trip is something we’ve been dying to do since our teen years.

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How I Got My Irish Citizenship


One of my goals for 2017 was to finally get my Irish citizenship so I could have a European passport and move to the UK. It was a long, stressful process that took almost eleven months, but in the end it was completely worth it. I’m writing this to help anyone who may be thinking about applying or who may be in the process of applying themselves.

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Thirty (?) Hours of Layovers

My gang of hooligans at Grandio, when I finally arrived!

Ahhh, the sweet price we pay to travel on the cheap.

My flight from Bali to Budapest took me to Jakarta, Singapore, and London first. On paper, it seemed reasonable. I leave on Wednesday night and arrive Friday afternoon. That’s not so bad, is it? Continue reading “Thirty (?) Hours of Layovers”