Back in the Barista Swing

Find out about my transition from commercialized barista to local cafe manager!

Travel Tuesday: Childhood Fantasies

Today, I’m highlighting a photo from my first (and hopefully not my last) trip to L.A.

Traveling Barista Picks: Top 10 Coffee Shops in the U.S.

It’s no secret that I travel a lot.  Hello, it’s kind of in my name!  Usually, I spend 6 months to a year in one place, but the last part of 2014, I was practically in a new city every week!  It was exciting,…

Travel Blog: Nostalgic in Nashville

Unlike many of my travel destinations, Nashville was familiar and welcomed me back lovingly. After living there for a couple of years, and also being away for almost as long, I wasn’t sure if that feeling of home would still be there. Would my friends still be around? Will the vibe be the same? And the question remains: will I once again call Music City home?

Thanksgiving in Memphis

My spirits were lifted in Elvis’ homeland.  I spent Thanksgiving with my second family and felt truly grateful for great friends and travel opportunities.  Read on for photos and my trip…