Washington DC: 10 Must See Spots for Tourists

Washington DC: 10 Must See Spots for Tourists

Last month, during the Thanksgiving week, I traveled to Washington DC to visit my parents for the holiday. Luckily, my current project is remote so I was able to work from Washington DC without a problem (other than that 3 hour time difference!). The last time I visited, I wasn’t able to sight see too much with only a couple days to see my parents and help them get moved in. So this time around, I knew I wanted to go to visit a few museums and other buildings around the National Mall, especially since my boyfriend joined us during the week too.  After a couple of days indoors and working, we […]

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Vegetarian Eats at Smorgasburg LA plus Tips

A few weeks ago, I finally got around to going to Smorgasburg LA and I returned last weekend! Since I’ve been working from home, I’ve been trying to make weekends more exciting and Smorgasburg is perfect for that. Smorgasburg is a market with food vendors and shops. It started in Brooklyn, New York, but it’s grown to include a flea market and a beer hall in New York City, special events, and a new location in Upstate New York, LA, and – get this – Osaka, Japan! I visited both with friends and my boyfriend so it’s perfect for a […]

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3 Tips on How to Be Productive When Working from Home

3 Tips on How to Be Productive When Working from Home

Hello friends! Today I’m back to talk about how to be productive while working from home and how to handle the pull to social media, Netflix, and wanting to do literally anything but work. Let me back up. After starting my new job a little over a month ago, I had a few weeks of downtime where I did online learning modules and training. Training, getting situated, and waiting for a project, I was pretty bored. This is typical of an entry level campus hire at my firm. When I finally was on a project, I was ready to start […]

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Angkor Wat: A 2 Day Cambodian Itinerary

Angkor Wat - A 2 Day Cambodian Itinerary

Welcome back to my 5 part Southeast Asian adventure series! I’ll be covering the 2 and half days I spent in Siem Reap. If you’re behind, check out the last 3 posts on Phuket, Krabi, and Chiang Mai & Bangkok. When planning our trip, Angkor Wat was near the top of our list. It’s not only a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it’s also the largest religious monument in the world! Visiting Siem Reap Since Angkor Wat was the only reason we were visiting Cambodia, we wanted to make sure we did it right. We were ready to spend sunrise to […]

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What To Do In Thailand: Chiang Mai & Bangkok

I am back with regularly scheduled programming! Since the last time I posted about travel, I moved across the US and started a new job. I’m back to share my time in Chiang Mai and Bangkok, Thailand. If you missed the first few installments, be sure to read all about my time in Phuket and Krabi! Arriving in Chiang Mai We arrived in Chiang Mai mid-morning but quickly realized we needed more than a day and half for everything we wanted to do. While we were still at the airport, we extended our trip a few hours. This definitely cost more than if we […]

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