Do Millennials Owe the World an Apology?

I’ve been wondering…

Do millennials owe the world an apology?

Everywhere you turn you see ridiculous headlines:

“Millennials Aren’t Eating Cereal Because It’s Too Much Work”

“Why Are Millennials So Obsessed with Food?”

“Millennials Are Killing the Movie Business” 

“How Millennials Are Ruining the Workforce”

And even… “Millennials are Killing the Napkin Industry”really, people?

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White Supremacists: Welcome to My Classroom

white supremacistsA few months ago, I wrote an open letter to ISIS after the tragedy in Manchester. Last week, they struck again in Barcelona. These vicious creatures have a special place in hell reserved for them.

I never thought I’d be writing a piece about a different group of terrorists right here in the USA: white supremacists.

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15 Reasons You Should Move to a City Before You’re 30

to a cityI’ve always lived near a big city…

Growing up, I was 15 minutes outside of Philadelphia. While I worked toward my Bachelor’s Degree, and even once I secured my first teaching position, I was 15 minutes outside of Baltimore. Having all of the comforts of suburbia and also the conveniences of a bustling city was what I was used to; it was all I knew. I loved being able to venture out to the city for some drinks or to tour a museum. I couldn’t imagine not having a nail salon or Wawa on every corner (now that I’ve been in Maryland, I’ve become more accepting of Royal Farms— but Wawa is better). (more…)

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5 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Greece

traveling to greeceTraveling to Greece is always very exhilarating. After all, it is one of the most dynamic countries in Europe with its gorgeous beaches, rich ancient history, and myriad of attractions. In Greece, you can climb to the summit of Mount Profitis Ilias, hike an active volcano, ride a donkey up the side of a cliff, visit a waterfront winery, and jump off a ship and swim to a hot spring all in ONE day! The next day, why not visit Akrotiri and Red Beach? Or tour the Acropolis and explore its extensive museum? However, before you make your way to this one-of-a-kind country, there are a few things to be aware of prior to arrival…

5 Things You Should Know Before Traveling to Greece:

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The Moment I Realized My Home Was No Longer Home.

no longer homeFor eighteen and a half years I lived in the suburbs of southern New Jersey, just 15 minutes outside of the great, historic city of Philadelphia. I attended elementary, middle, and high school there. I earned my driver’s license and bought my first (and second) car there. I danced the night away at three different proms there. I rooted for the Yankees while the rest of town rooted for the Phillies there. My entire childhood is encapsulated there.

For eighteen and a half years, south jersey was home.

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A Millennial’s Packing Guide for Europe.

We’ve all been there— you know, that moment when you’re looking forward to your upcoming trip to Europe, counting down the days and thinking about the excursions you want to enjoy— but then it hits you.

“What should I pack for Europe?”

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Little Lives Big Earns the Versatile Blogger Award

versatile blogger awardI am SO very excited to share with you all that I have been awarded the Versatile Blogger Award!

I am incredibly flattered and appreciative, especially since my travel blog is only three weeks old. I have been working so hard to write engaging and interesting content, share helpful tips, and really get my Little Lives Big name out there. (more…)

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How I Toured 7 Countries in Just 10 Days

How can someone explore 7 different countries in just 10 days, you ask?

Well, I did it, and I’m going to share HOW I did it (and how you can, too!) right here. 7 countries. 10 days. Sound good?

Get ready.10 days amsterdam

Get set.

And…

LET’S GO! (more…)

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You MUST Do These 4 Things in Paris!

Ah, France. A land like no other. Walking around Paris felt like a dream… Even thinking back on it now, it’s so hard to believe I was ever evemust do parisn there. But I was.

And now I want to share my Paris experience and must do list with you!

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8 Things to Do (And Not Do) in Munich and Rhine Valley

Drink German beer from a stein in the famous Hofbrahaus? Check. Get kicked out of an Irish bar for beistreet munich rhine valleyng too noisy? Check. Sing on stage in front of hundreds of strangers in a foreign country? Check. Germany was quite an exciting place to be.

During my stay in Germany, I was able to explore both St. Goar in Rhine Valley and Munich. Both are truly spectacular in a myriad of different ways. They’re like night and day.

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