Galveston, Texas

Mystery is not about traveling to new places but about looking with new eyes. When people think about Texas, they typically don't think of the beach. Fair enough. The beaches along the Gulf Coast are typically anti-climatic. The sand is stained dark from the muddy, brown "nutrient rich" water. The water is great for sea... Continue Reading →

Las Vegas, Nevada – All I Have

Viva Las Vegas! This week I spent the past three days in the city of Las Vegas. After working four shifts back-to-back, I woke up at 6am and drove to the airport to begin my third trip of the month! Vegas will always be a special place for me because it was the first "big... Continue Reading →

Mexico City – Cuidad de Mexico

¡Hola! I’ve just spent the last four days exploring the Mexican capitol with my madre. We stayed at the Hampton Inn & Suites located in the Centro Histórico just a few blocks from the Zócalo or main square. Our hotel suite was amazing and literally only steps away from the action. Every morning we had a... Continue Reading →

Day 8 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Sláinte Mhath! I was able to sleep in this morning before I headed out on my last day in Edinburgh. I did some shopping along the famous Royal Mile and followed the scenic path around the castle. The view never gets old and today the weather was exceptional! I walked back up the hill to... Continue Reading →

Day 7 – Edinburgh, Scotland

Hostel life was not so bad for a single night. The Kickass Hostel is very modern and surprisingly spacious. Riley and I shared a 4-bedroom dorm with two other travelers, one from Brazil. It was interesting being surrounded by fellow travelers again, but I was definitely looking forward to my last few nights in a... Continue Reading →

Day 6 – Edinburgh, Scotland

The Albany House in Penrith is the cutest little bed and breakfast I have ever been to! The couple that runs the b&b was so accommodating and sweet. We had a full English breakfast, including bacon, sausage, tomatoes, toast, baked beans, mushrooms, eggs and hashbrowns. Yum! It was so much food, I was only able... Continue Reading →

Day 4 – London, England

This morning we had another morning start. We began with a fun neighborhood called Notting Hill. I had been hearing great things from both Riley and Alice, so I was excited to see it in person. Alice was a wonderful tour guide once again and showed us a few Instagram-worthy spots that I definitely would... Continue Reading →

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