8 Reasons to Try Boxing

People ask me all the time why I box. Well as if having passion for a sport isn't enough, there are several reasons that boxing can be beneficial to one's health and well-being. 1. It burns calories. I'm not usually one for comparing workouts based simply on calories burned; but if I were, boxing would … Continue reading 8 Reasons to Try Boxing

[Whole]some Living

Having been an athlete my entire life, I've never concerned myself with diets. I've always thought exercise was enough, and hardly paid attention to the chemicals and toxins I put in my body. I seriously could eat an entire pack of Oreos and justify it by saying, "I worked out this morning." I would eat … Continue reading [Whole]some Living


I'm wrapping up my last few days in Scotland and as this trip abroad comes to a close, I can only be grateful for all of the opportunities I've had here. Not only have I been able to explore nearly all of this beautiful country, but I've managed to squeeze in several other trips across Europe … Continue reading #ispyapi

Czech Me Out

"Don't be scared to walk alone. Don't be scared to like it." --John Mayer This blog post is of a new success. Traveling to the Czech Republic was my first time to go completely solo, and I'm so glad I did. People think I'm crazy, and I've been asked so many times why I thought traveling … Continue reading Czech Me Out

Full Itineraries and Even Fuller Hearts

 “If you have someone you think is the one, take them and travel around the world. Buy a plane ticket for the two of you to travel all over the world, to places that are hard to reach and hard to get out of. And when you land at JFK and you're still in love … Continue reading Full Itineraries and Even Fuller Hearts

¡Hola España!

"If you're 22, physically fit, hungry to learn and be better, I urge you to travel - as far and as widely as possible. Sleep on floors if you have to. Find out how other people live and eat and cook. Learn from them - wherever you go." --Anthony Bourdain This quote really hits home … Continue reading ¡Hola España!

Cheers to 21 Years!

Well this week has been a nonstop party, and let me tell you, it feels good to be 21! Before I overwhelm you with my awesome birthday adventures, I need to make a shout out to the girl who helped make it happen. My flatmate and I tore up the town in Amsterdam, and there's … Continue reading Cheers to 21 Years!

Fairy Wishes and Monster Kisses

For my regular readers, please know that this blog post is going to be different. Not only was this weekend one of the best experiences of my life, but unfortunately I'm very limited on space for photos on my website. From now on, the blog post itself will only have a few photos, but no … Continue reading Fairy Wishes and Monster Kisses

An Irish St. Patty’s

Oh, sweet Ireland - a place where drunk Irishmen dance, limestone is lucky, beer is green, and redheads roam freely. St. Patrick's Day in the home of the holiday was definitely an experience I'll never forget! Dressing for the Occasion:  I caught plenty of attention with my socks, but my "Official Irish Drinking Team" baseball … Continue reading An Irish St. Patty’s

[Brit]neck Yacht Club

  "I like to be a free spirit. Some don't like that, but that's the way I am." --Queen Elizabeth II This quote really hits home with me. There are so many people out there that try to discourage me from what I'm doing. When I switched my major from Business to Health, when I … Continue reading [Brit]neck Yacht Club