Category Archives: Travel

Aspen

My birthday was this past Monday and to celebrate, my boyfriend treated me to a little weekend get-away in Aspen.  We drove from Boulder and the scenery along the drive was absolutely spectacular. At the lower elevations the trees still … Continue reading

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Paris

After several nights in Nice, Katie and I took a train to Paris.  I love trains, and traveling through the Provencal French countryside is about as picturesque as you can get. We arrived early afternoon and hailed an Uber to … Continue reading

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The French Riviera

I’m having one of those weeks where I keep pinching myself because life feels so surreal.  Traveling with your best friend is always fun, but when you’re her +1 on a free trip to Nice, it’s just sublime. We arrived … Continue reading

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Central Restaurante [Lima, Peru]

[Note: This post is a little out of order.  It took me a while to write, but it should have been the first one from Peru.] In most Masters programs, students write a thesis.  In my Business School program, we … Continue reading

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Machu Picchu

You know how, sometimes, you hear so much about something that when you actually see or experience it, there’s no way it can possibly live up to the hype? Well, Machu Picchu isn’t one of those things.  It’s every bit … Continue reading

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Saqsaywaman [Cusco, Peru]

Yesterday I arrived in Cusco and immediately fell in love.  Your plane descends between steep but breathtaking mountains into a small airport, and before you even reach the baggage claim you’re offered free cocoa leaves to help you acclimate to … Continue reading

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So you need to buy new luggage…

Recently a friend of mine invested in new luggage, and since I travel a lot, she asked me for recommendations.  As someone who takes dozens of trips a year, I’ve gotten my packing and luggage situation pretty stream-lined.  I know … Continue reading

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