California Travels

Birthday Celebrations in Santa Barbara

I always seize the opportunity for a weekend getaway. Being a nurse has both the attributes of being relatively stressful, paired with a 3 day per week schedule. Long weekends are attainable, and getting away is my personal way of staying fresh, focused, and positive. For my birthday, I landed upon Santa Barbara easily. I …

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Fiji Packing Lists

Minimalist Packing: Fiji Edition

In all the conversations I’ve had about my recent trip to Fiji, the most common question isn’t about the stunning beaches. It’s some iteration of, “How on earth did you fit everything into that little backpack?!” I’m met with two types of people when I attempt to explain; those who feign inability to bring less …

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