6399 miles. 12 states. 3 girls. 2 countries. 1 car.

It was one of those late spring nights where you can feel the warmth of summer breathing down your neck. The end of the semester is in sight, the light at the end of the tunnel, and the possibilities seem endless. Perhaps fueled by a drink or two, my friend Sheridan says, “I want to go on a road trip up the West Coast this summer, we should go.” … Continue reading 6399 miles. 12 states. 3 girls. 2 countries. 1 car.

South by something’s wrong: 2014 recap

I heard it many times this year: It’s bigger, rowdier and more corporate. It’s not the first year people talk about it, and it won’t be the last. But in the aftermath of the tragic accident outside the Mohawk on Thursday, many of us are forced to face the question, How much is too much at this festival? This is my fourth year attending SXSW … Continue reading South by something’s wrong: 2014 recap

Top 5 bands I heard at SXSW 2014

Each year, thousands of bands flock to the massive Austin music festival known as South by Southwest. It’s the optimum chance to check out buzz bands from the past year, see favorite acts that hardly tour and ultimately, to discover new music. I caught around 50 bands during the nine days of the festival, and have somehow managed to pick my top five. Tourist The … Continue reading Top 5 bands I heard at SXSW 2014

When I grow up I’m moving to London

London is a modest city. Physically, it doesn’t have as much to offer as other European cities I’ve visited. Its streets don’t boast the obvious architectural beauty of Paris and it doesn’t have the quaint waterfront of Copenhagen. Unlike say Danes, Londoners aren’t obviously identifiable as being Londoners. For those of us who have never been before, we often think of London in terms of … Continue reading When I grow up I’m moving to London