A Reminder in the Midst of Uncertainty

A Reminder in the Midst of Uncertainty

This morning I searched into the depths of my notebook/journal, not exactly certain what I was looking for, but knowing that I needed to search. As I flipped through the pages a date caught my eye - February 24, 2020 - exactly one month prior to today.  My eyes scanned the entry, and I was [...]

How Having a Chronic Illness can Make it Hard to See Your Worth

How Having a Chronic Illness can Make it Hard to See Your Worth

Can I have a moment of honesty with you?  I hate talking about my chronic illness. It frustrates me to openly talk about how hard having a chronic illness is (for many different reasons). However, I am continually learning how important it is to talk about our struggles. When we don’t, we not only isolate [...]

“Smiles” in Budapest: What to See When in Budapest

“Smiles” in Budapest: What to See When in Budapest

George Ezra is not lying in his song, Budapest, when he sings, “Miles in Budapest, oh my hidden treasure chest…”; this city truly is a treasure chest that is filled to the brim with treasures to be discovered. It was closed off after WWII, by Soviet communism, until just 1989. So really, foreign explorations of [...]

The Fairy-tale of Neuschwanstein Castle: how to get there, what to do, and what to know before you go

The Fairy-tale of Neuschwanstein Castle: how to get there, what to do, and what to know before you go

Nestled within the rolling hillside of the Bavarian Alps, Neuschwanstein and the somewhat lesser-known Hohenschwangau, sits above a pristine lake. As you drive up into the hills, you are quickly embraced by an other-worldly-dream-like feeling. This castle is one of the most known and recognizable buildings around the world, and it's easy to see why. [...]