The best things about Mount Holyoke? Here’s a comprehensive list: everything. Just kidding! Only not really. When I applied to Mount Holyoke in the fall of 2010, I had no idea what I was getting myself into. To quote Audrey Hepburn in Roman Holiday, “I shall cherish my visit here… View Post

Want to spend 2 days in Memphis? Whether you’re planning a stop in Memphis during a road trip through the American South, or hoping to take an entire weekend trip to Memphis, I’ve got you covered. Memphis was the place I took my very first solo trip, so it holds… View Post

I was so excited about touring Graceland. In fact, it’s one of the reasons to visit Memphis that really drew me in. My friend had given me a Buddy Pass on Southwest Airlines to visit her in Florida, but since she had a bundle of them that was expiring, I ended up… View Post

Looking for things to do in Western Mass? I spent four years in the Pioneer Valley as an undergraduate at Mount Holyoke College and consider the area to be my second home. I became an adult in Massachusetts and sneak back every chance I get, as half of my heart… View Post

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