The first time I ate McDonald’s abroad was in Rome during my semester there in the spring of 2014. My “burner” Italian phone that I occasionally loaded with money was dead. My iPhone didn’t work in Europe. I had been sitting on the Spanish Steps for over an hour with… View Post

Flying etiquette should be common sense, but unfortunately there’s nothing common about it these days. If you are looking for ways to be polite on a plane, or just need a safe place to rant about others who are not, then this is the post for you. 7 Essential Tips… View Post

The eternal question for those planning a trip to Tennessee: Memphis or Nashville? Which one to visit? Both cities are jewels in the Volunteer State’s crown, brimming with fun things to do, places to go, and people to meet, but if you only have time for one, it can be… View Post

Looking for things to do in Nashville with kids? Music City can be very drinking and dancing oriented, so if you are looking for a more family-friendly (or sober!) day in Tennessee’s Capital, here’s what you can do: 3 Things To Do in Nashville with Kids See also: Memphis or… View Post

Interested in Volunteering in Nashville? Music City is a great place to give back. I spent a week in Nashville partnering with local organizations that serve the city’s vulnerable populations, which showed me that there are a lot of unmet needs in Nashville. Working with folks on the ground who… View Post