Hiking the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu

Last fall, my bestie and world travel partner Lindsay and I spontaneously booked an 8-day trip to Peru. This would be our second trip with the company Under30Experiences that specializes in group travel for young adults. If you’re wary about navigating a foreign country alone or don’t have the time to […]

Playing Paintball for the First Time

I try to live an up-for-anything lifestyle but when I was invited by some coworkers to play paintball my first thought was, “Voluntarily feel pain for recreational purposes? No thanks.” But not wanting to condemn something before I’d tried it, I reluctantly said yes and spent the following days in silent panic.

Very Inspirational Blogger Award | Suitcasey

I was recently tagged for the Very Inspirational Blogger Award. This award is all about spreading blogger-to-blogger appreciation. A HUGE THANK YOU to Sarah the Half RD Half Human for giving me this commendation. She writes an awesome blog about nutrition, healthy recipes, running and her adventures around the Chicago food […]

Kentucky Derby 2014 | Suitcasey

Hello again! It’s been way too long since I’ve shared a travel story. I won’t say that my attempt at the Take 12 Trips Challenge was a complete failure, just that I took a three-month hiatus. I’m going to use a lame excuse and blame my busy work schedule […]

Travel Theme: Dry

Chicago is getting hit with yet another winter storm, just when it was starting to warm up. And by warm I mean get above 0 degrees. It’s time to ignore the flurries outside my window because this week’s travel theme is DRY. Hyde Park  |  London  |  2009 […]

Take 12 Trips: January

Well, another month has gone by and I feel like I haven’t had a moment to catch my breath. I’ve had a lot of new experiences but I didn’t actually take a proper trip. Again. So, like November, this month is going to be all about my mini-trips and what […]