Category Archives: United States

INSIDE YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK

Unlike Illinois, which is pretty flat and boring, California is filled with diverse landscapes and national parks. As soon as we decided we’d be heading to San Francisco, I knew this would be my chance to finally see some of my country’s natural beauty. I began researching Yosemite National Park, but then felt hopeless when […]

TOP 10 MUST-HAVE SAN FRANCISCO EXPERIENCES

San Francisco is one of those eclectic cities that people just can’t seem to get enough of. With literally something for everyone, people go to San Francisco to reinvent themselves and to show off who they really are. I had been wanting to visit for what seems like forever, and finally jumped on my chance to do […]

EXPERIENCING CHRISTKINDLMARKET, CHICAGO: AMERICA’S MOST AUTHENTIC GERMAN CHRISTMAS MARKET

Each year from mid-November until Christmas Eve, Christkindlmarket allows visitors to experience authentic German traditions without having to travel any farther than the city of Chicago. Modeled after the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Chicago’s Christmas market sister city, the Christkindlmarket in Chicago is the largest open-air holiday market in the US. And it’s also the most authentic. The […]