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January 2, 2017

Let’s Travel: Helsinki

Helsinki was the first stop on my way across the Nordic countries, Finland, Sweden, and Norway. I was immediately surprised and in love with its culture. The flight in was exactly the way I like to fly to Europe; via Icelandair with a layover at Keflavik Airport. If you aren't flying first class on other...
November 8, 2016

Let’s Travel: Stockholm

I woke up to the captain announcing over the intercom that we would be sailing into Stockholm within the hour. I rubbed my eyes, got out of bed and peeked out the window. The beginning of the many islands making up the coast of Sweden was beginning to form. Some were small, some large, but...
February 28, 2016

Glitter & Gems // Playlist

In July of 2013 I began a music project. To discover new music. To find music that makes me feel. Every 50-75 songs I start a new playlist. I call this project "The Collective" and here is the latest installment. Glitter & Gems is the 14th playlist I've created and focuses on songs that stood...
February 1, 2016

Discover New Music // For the Curious

"For the Curious" is a series of blog posts dedicated to people who are endlessly curious. Each post touches on a new subject anyone canย further explore. If you have a suggestion on a FtC subject feel free to share it with me! How do you discover new music? What leads you to find it? If...
January 16, 2016

Take Better Photos with your Phone

Over the past few years I have been using my phone more and more as a reliable camera for documenting quick events and short trips. It does what it needs and the quality is always improving. That being said I have gone through a lot of trial & error and made quite a few mistakes....
December 16, 2015

Let’s Travel: New Orleans

Earlier this year I made a list of all the cities in the United States I had not yet visited and would like to. It currently sits at about 40 so there is still plenty to check off my list but a good first opportunity rose in September. On a whim (and lack of restraint)ย I...