This Shouldn’t be News to You…

…but I’m living in a van now. #vanlife beetch! If this is news to you then I’d be willing to bet you’re not following me on social media because – while I’ve been neglecting the blog lately – my Insta has been getting lots of love. I’ve got a story highlight on my profile so…

How Living in Europe has made me a Greener PersonĀ 

A few weeks ago I wrote all about how good Germans are at recycling (and how difficult it can be in America). Since I’ve spent the last two years of my life in Europe (and about 2 years total in Germany specifically), I think it would be pretty incredible for me not to have picked…

Garbage Sorting & Recycling in Germany

Germans are very proud of their Umweltfreundlichkeit (environmental friendliness). From recycling and car emissions to public transit and home appliances, there isn’t much that isn’t influenced but the German desire to live clean or save money (or both). It’s  commendable of the German government to effectively incentives its citizens and companies towards a more sustainable…

My Last EVER Semester; Complete & in the Books

I’m sorry I’m super behind writing this post considering it’s now mid-September and my classes at Bocconi finished early June. Right after I was done with my studies I took off on my trip around Italy and then I was writing my thesis and then I moved home and so this is the first time…

Field Trip to Switzerland

Now that the semester is drawing to a close, my professors have made a switch from lecturing straight out of the book, to more hands-on, real world examples. One course took this methodology to an extreme with my first college “field trip” since my Geology of the Pacific Northwest class in community college. Mind you,…