Hidden Gem in Chicago: Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall

Hidden Gem in Chicago: Hofbräuhaus Beer Hall

In 2010 I took a weekend trip from my Paris study abroad to Switzerland and Germany. In those three days I discovered käsespätzle and ordered it twice. I thought it was amazing, and I’ve been trying to find it again ever since. Käsespätzle is a traditional pasta dish from parts of Germany and Switzerland made … Read More

Four Faves: Morocco

Four Faves: Morocco

Kevin and I just got back from a 6-day-long whirlwind trip to Morocco. Before we left, strangers online told me we couldn’t do this country justice in only 6 days, and that we really should consider extending it. Well, that wasn’t an option for us due to scheduling. And while we certainly didn’t see even … Read More

Reasons to Visit the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Wisconsin

Reasons to Visit the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Wisconsin

I love immersing myself into other time periods and cultures, no matter where I travel. If you do too, and you like English history, then the Bristol Renaissance Faire on the Wisconsin/Illinois border is for you! The faire is 30 minutes from Milwaukee and about 50 minutes from Chicago, and it is open weekends mostly … Read More

London: A One-Week Itinerary

London: A One-Week Itinerary

This itinerary is designed for lovers of history, popular English fiction, architecture, and scones. It includes a lot of walking and using public transit, but is lighter on food recommendations (but that is easy to customize). Some of the attractions may have different opening hours depending on the day of the week; please double check … Read More