*Warning: We had 8 days worth of exploring the beautiful country of Ireland so, long blog post. This trip was for the Digital Photography class (but I didn’t take it for credit and neither did Ryan because I’m a graduate(!!!!) and because it was cheaper to just go on the trip and pay the insurance … More The Luck of the Iowish
There is a reason I choose to live my life behind the lens of a camera. Photos are how I relive some of the best moments of my life. Anybody who knows me knows that I am constantly taking pictures of something, whether it be my dog, my coffee, my food, my friends, my family, … More Living My Life Through A Lens
That is the question… If you were to ask me if I am ready to be home, I’m not sure I can accurately answer that question. I am so torn between what I know in my head and what I feel in my heart. I am ready to go home in certain ways, but in … More To Be Ready, Or Not To Be Ready?
Wooden shoes, tulips, windmills, Dutch costumes, poffertjes, stroopwafels, Dutch fronts on buildings….and bikes and canals and people actually speaking Dutch. Coming from a small, Dutch town where I have lived my whole life, I was more than excited to visit the place I have been hearing about for the last 21 years of my life. … More If Ya Ain’t Dutch, Ya Ain’t Much
I can’t believe that I have been living in Spain for two months already, and that I only have one more month here until I head back home to Iowa. (Speaking of Iowa, there’s a restaurant called ‘Iowa’ in Madrid! What a small, small world.) There have been a couple of times where I’ve felt … More Two Months Down, One To Go
I have been dreaming about Rome since 2003 when my childhood idol, Lizzie McGuire (Hilary Duff), went to Rome after her 8th grade graduation. Anybody who really knows me that the Lizzie McGuire Movie is my all-time favorite movie. I’ve been dreaming since I was 7-years-old about going to Rome and falling in love and … More When In Rome
Oh, Paris. I don’t even know where to start. Disclaimer: Paris was Jordan’s absolute dream. She has been dreaming about visiting Paris since she was three years old and I wish there was a way I could show you all her excitement because it was one of the most precious and pure things I have … More We Were Staying In Paris