Brazil, I love you

I was born in Santa Rosa, a small town in the southern-most state of Brazil. A place that takes one 11-hour airplane ride, another two-hour plane ride, and an eight-hour bus ride... I never thought too much about how long it takes to get there... Until the trip we took in December of 2015 came. … Continue reading Brazil, I love you

Cheap Travel Hacks for Students: Attractions

In between exams, research papers, and presentations, sometimes all a college student needs is some time to explore. However, this is not always easy or convenient on a college-kid budget. This post is a part of a trilogy, which will give college kids, and other budgeting travelers, some tips about traveling the USA for cheap. … Continue reading Cheap Travel Hacks for Students: Attractions

Poland Visits Chicago at Navy Pier’s 6th Annual “Neighborhoods of the World”

Every year since 2010 Navy Pier has hosted weekly celebrations of different cultures in its Crystal Gardens between February and April. The celebrations focus on cultures that are represented within Chicago land neighborhoods. On April 10th, Poland took center stage at the Crystal Gardens. Navy Pier is typically what Chicagoans call a "tourist trap" and it is rare … Continue reading Poland Visits Chicago at Navy Pier’s 6th Annual “Neighborhoods of the World”