I Kept My Last Name And This Is Why You Should Care

I Kept My Last Name And This Is Why You Should Care

I decided to keep my last name before I even got engaged. Actually, I decided to keep my last name before J and I even started dating. When I told him this, all he said was “I don’t want to change my name, so you…

Safari in Sabi Sands | South Africa 2019

Safari in Sabi Sands | South Africa 2019

The last stop on our amazing South African honeymoon was going on safari in Sabi Sands. Sabi Sands borders Kruger National Park and encompasses a number of safari lodges and reserves. J and I stayed at Arathusa Safari Lodge, which I could not recommend more.…

Johannesburg | South Africa 2019

Johannesburg | South Africa 2019

We only spent one full day in Johannesburg, but we jammed it full of activities. Animal-related activities. The centers and sanctuaries that we went to in Johannesburg play a large role in the protection and conservation of the animals they housed. While I still have…

Cape Town | South Africa 2019

Cape Town | South Africa 2019

Our next stop on our South African adventure was Cape Town. We stayed at a hotel that was right on the waterfront and was just a short walk away from all the shops and restaurants. We got our best souvenir shopping done on the waterfront…

Franschhoek | South Africa 2019

Franschhoek | South Africa 2019

Whenever I tell people that we chose South Africa for our honeymoon, I’m always asked, “why South Africa?” and “did both of you want to go to South Africa?” I never understood this. Why NOT South Africa?! J and I have lists of places we…

Our Wedding ❤️

Our Wedding ❤️

Click here to read all about the most magical day of my life 💕✨

Milos | Greece 2018

Milos | Greece 2018

Sadly, our adventures in Greece had to come to an end, but I have to say, there was no better way to conclude our journey around the Cyclades than with a few days in Milos. As far as sightseeing goes, we went to see the…

Santorini | Greece 2018

Santorini | Greece 2018

These are the pictures you’ve been waiting for, right? Here they are! This is beautiful Santorini in all its glory. Honestly, Santorini is everything you would expect it to be: beautiful views, clear water, white buildings with blue rooftops, etc. etc. But isn’t that also…

Naxos | Greece 2018

Naxos | Greece 2018

After Athens, we headed to our first Greek island: Naxos. Out of all the islands in the Cyclades, Naxos made the cut because we wanted to go somewhere a little off the beaten path. We wanted an island that was known to be beautiful, had…

Athens | Greece 2018

Athens | Greece 2018

Happy New Year, everyone! Long time no write. Don’t worry, I am hoping to be more active here in 2019 . . . we have a lot of fun things planned! In the meantime, I wanted to write about our most recent trip to Greece.…

Hawaiʻi  2018

Hawaiʻi 2018

This spring, I went to Hawaiʻi for the first time and it. was. incredible. I originally thought that this trip was my graduation present from J, but as it turns out, it also ended up being a great way to celebrate our engagement! The day…

Grand Canyon 2017

Grand Canyon 2017

This March, I was invited to a beautiful wedding in Arizona. Since I don’t often get to visit the West Coast, and since I had never been to Arizona before (let alone the Grand Canyon), I took the opportunity to take time off work for…