Month: May 2017

the urban explorer’s travel guide to Barcelona

the urban explorer’s travel guide to Barcelona

Barcelona is a beautiful, lively city with so much to explore. I spent 5 days here and wish I could’ve spent weeks! Here are my top five recommendations for things to do in my favorite European city (so far).

the foodie’s travel guide to Barcelona, Spain (vegetarian & vegan friendly)

the foodie’s travel guide to Barcelona, Spain (vegetarian & vegan friendly)

Before visiting Barcelona, silly, naive me thought Spanish food was nothing to get excited about—but I soon discovered that Barcelona is a fantastic food destination! Here are some of my picks for eating your way through Barcelona, including some vegetarian and vegan options which are notoriously elusive in Spain.

staying sustainably stylish in Spain / SS17 trends lookbook

staying sustainably stylish in Spain / SS17 trends lookbook

Confession: I am a chronic over-packer. I just like to be prepared for every sartorial situation, you know? But let’s learn from my mistakes so you can pack smart and stylish for your next vacation! I’ve compiled a list of my spring and summer vacation essentials that will keep you comfy, clothed, and looking super cute in every #travelgram.

36 hours in Granada, Spain

36 hours in Granada, Spain

Here’s my itinerary of things to see, eat, and do in Granada!

my sustainable skin savior / peet rivko skincare review

my sustainable skin savior / peet rivko skincare review

With only three products in their line, all of which contain zero irritants or toxins, Peet Rivko strips the weird chemicals and confusion out of skincare. Read on for an in-depth review.

learning to love my body: a lifetime work-in-progress

learning to love my body: a lifetime work-in-progress

I’m sharing the story of my relationship with my body, and what has helped me love being in my own skin, in hopes that this will resonate with some of you and that we can support each other in our own journeys towards body peace.

DEFEATING hormonal acne 101

DEFEATING hormonal acne 101

I went off the birth control pill and got a hormonal IUD (Mirena) in early January (read more about the procedure and the side effects). And WOW, did my skin take me through a pimply and emotional rollercoaster.