Restaurant review and the engagement story!

Since I’m only beginning to pull myself out of the depths of student loan nightmares, I only get to experience fancier (read:more expensive) restaurants as a rare treat. Traveling is definitely no exception. I’ve traveled on such tight budgets before that I practically learned to survive on seaweed-flavored potato chips, chocolate pocky, and $1 pad …

Amman update

Just a quick update. Somehow, I went from being completely unsure about when I would return to work in Baghdad, to suddenly waking up in a plane over the Mediterranean. One minute I was introducing myself to new DC coworkers with Iraqi flag cupcakes (ooo, just wait for that post), and suddenly I was sprinting …

Romania part 2

I wish school would stop getting in the way of all the stuff I’d rather be doing, like blogging about my travels! So here’s Spring Break pictures part 2! I’m starting to forget the exact order of things, so at this point I’m just going to showcase some pictures that I liked best.