How To Travel Like A Pro

Millions of people travel by plane during the December holidays. If you’re one of them, you know it can be stressful and overwhelming. Planning transportation in advance can reduce anxiety about keeping your perfect itinerary. Any easy option is renting a car at the airport using a rideshare rental service (which can often be cheaper than a…

15 Guys You’ll Meet on Tinder

1. The Rhymer 2. The Frolicker 3. The Confused One 4. The Confusing One 5. The…What? 6. The Advertiser 7. The Alternative Pet 8. The Aggressive Adulterer 9. The Cultural Appropriator 10. The One With The Banana 11. The Identity Crisis 12. The Human 13. The Child 14. The Lamp 15. The Potential Murderer For…

How To: Live Tweet a Concert

There’s a time and a place for live tweeting. Commentary and quotes that remind you of your family’s silliness is appropriate for the holidays, but you can–and should–use different tones for different events. My best friend Julia and I went to a concert earlier this week at the Wonder Ballroom in Portland. Smallpools and Magic…

10 Signs That It’s Laundry Day

1. If I’m up at 8am when I don’t have class until 11. 2. If I’m wearing a dress or skirt to class. 3. If that dress or skirt is covered in lint. 4. If I find myself questioning whether red is “light” or “dark.” 5. If I’m sweating profusely while climbing up the stairs.…

Exercising My Right

Today is Election Day in the United States, and the first one where I’m actually eligible to vote. It’s a bit less exciting to turn 18 in a mid-term election year than in a presidential election year, but I’ve been waiting to exercise my right for a while now. I filled out my ballot the…

The Boys of Tinder

You’ve already read about the time my Tinder date pulled out a gun, but that night was relatively late in my Tinder “career.” Before I even considered meeting anyone I met on the app, I flicked through a ton of guys and had conversations with a good handful. A lot of those people were really…

First Rickshaw Ride

We walked along a waterfront that we thought would never end. Even as we approached the next block we didn’t believe we’d ever reach our destination: HempFest in Seattle, WA. We weren’t even celebrating the legalization of marijuana in Washington. We simply were killing time and relishing the moment with Lauren’s friends from Germany. As more beads…

How To: Be a Tourist In Europe

So you’ve decided you are going to travel to Europe this summer. Congrats! Maybe you’re not the 1%, but you’re at least part of the wealthiest 5% of Americans. You deserve to celebrate that. Here’s how. First, fly to one of Europe’s capital cities. It doesn’t really matter which one, everything in Europe is just old churches anyway.…

17 More Photos to Take While Traveling

So travel selfies aren’t your thing? Never fear, you can still take ridiculous pictures while traveling to mix up your camera roll’s neverending series of churches, museums, architecture, and food. Here’s how to get top-notch international silly photos.