Chicago’s 2017 Christkindl Market

It never truly feels like Christmastime in Chicago for me until I’ve been to the Christkindl Market. Chicago’s very own traditional German Christmas Market. My family and I have been going for years (2015 and 2014 are on the blog!),…


Strike Out On New Paths

“If you want to succeed you should strike out on new paths, rather than travel the worn paths of accepted success.” — John D. Rockefeller


99 Things To Do in Chicago

Oh Chicago. Sweet home, Chicago. How do I love thee? You go by many names (Windy City, Second City, Chi-town, the Heart of America, “my kind of town”). And you have many facets. You’re never the same city from year…


Mexico || Chichen Itza at Night

The allure and romance of the Mayan ruins in Mexico has always fascinated visitors. But one Mayan ruin lures more people every year than most of the others combined. More than Ek Balam (my favorite Mayan ruin in Mexico)… More than…