Hello fellow expLaurers! Traveling anytime soon? Need some advice? Don’t worry, I’ve gotcha covered.

July 9, 2018

While your friends are off planning their future families and careers, all you seem to plan is your next adventure—alone. But don’t fret; I interviewed Carolyn Crist, an avid traveler and teacher’s assistant for the University of Georgia’s study abroad program, and gat...

November 2, 2017

I love Europe with all my heart — I really do. I usually feel more at peace amongst Europe’s cobblestoned streets and aged storefronts than I do my own backyard. And yet, as much as I hate to admit it, I got a bit homesick while studying abroad.

Yeah, yeah, yeah… it’s n...

January 8, 2017

Visiting Verona? You may have heard of the charming, little Italian town from Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet, but do you know the city's secrets? Verona is so much more than just a place of star-crossed lovers. How do I know, you ask? It just so happens that I studied...

December 23, 2016


Duomo di Milano: If there is one thing you must do in Milan, it's see the Duomo. Its Gothic greatness is home to thousands of statues, hundreds of figures, and more than a hundred gargoyles! Buy a ticket for €2 to enter the cathedral and visit its museum,...

December 21, 2016

Making your way over to Prague, but not sure how to spend your time? Don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. After studying abroad in Czech’s charming capital, I compiled a list of my favorite spots and sweets. So what are you waiting for--let's expLaur! 


December 8, 2016

1. Park Guell

Experience the utter enchantment of Catalan architect, Antoni Gaudí, and wander through his 42-acre wonderland, Park Guell.

(And one of my own personal favorite spots!)

Step into a dreamland and explore the park’s whimsical shapes and sculptures. Get lost i...

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For those who know me, it’s no surprise:  I’m a travel bug. It’s both a blessing and a curse– but mostly a blessing.


But a travel bug is only one way to describe me. I’m also a passionate writer and photographer, an ambitious student, dog-lover, and a cake decorator in-training.

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