My reign as Miss Nevada

Dear 2013…

Dear 2013…

Dear 2013, I didn’t know what to make of you when I first met you as a disco ninja. I’d never spent an evening dressed in a mirror-covered costume before, frolicking about a party. It was my first evening in Las Vegas as such a character. I should have guessed that was your way of READ MORE

Paper Nomad- A Product Review
Product Reviews

Paper Nomad- A Product Review

Recently, I was contacted by the team at Paper Nomad, a sustainable case company, asking if I’d be willing to review their line for my readers. Having never done a product review before, I was hesitant to do so. But adventures come in all shapes and sizes. Why not journey into uncharted territory and test

The Three Loves in Life
Everyday Adventures

The Three Loves in Life

I spent most of my Thanksgiving on the road to California. I planned to visit family for dinner. I didn’t mind the solo drive. In fact, I relished in it. The desert scenery had never looked more beautiful to me. It was the first stretch of hours I’d been alone in a many moons. For

The Secrets of Travel Bloggers
Everyday Adventures

The Secrets of Travel Bloggers

I rushed into Paymon’s Mediterranean Cafe like a Tasmanian devil whirlwind of crazy. I’m not sure why tardiness was becoming a signature of mine, but I wasn’t happy about it. Luckily, the couple looked friendly and I could see they already had ordered coffee. Chris stood up, his tall frame towering over mine. He embraced

LA Fashion Week- A Photo Blog
My reign as Miss Nevada

LA Fashion Week- A Photo Blog

When the designer of Bettie Page Clothing asked if I wanted to be one of her models at LA Fashion Week, it took me about all of two seconds to reply, “No Duh.” While it’d been YEARS since I’d walked a runway (and never one of that magnitude), it was a new adventure and I

Turning 25 with Twenty One Pilots
Everyday Adventures

Turning 25 with Twenty One Pilots

To be honest, I’d always envisioned being incredibly successful by the time I turned twenty-five. I don’t know why I thought I’d have it all figured out now, but five years ago I was pretty confident I’d be making six figures, have my own house on the beach, and a cute Shar Pei to travel

Nomad Notes: Packing Rituals
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

Nomad Notes: Packing Rituals

You’re asking and I’m answering! In a series called Nomad Notes, I’m addressing your most frequently asked questions on nomadic life so you too can figure out how to realize your dream. Consider these bite-sized blogs calorie-free treats of travel knowledge. =) Getting Psyched for Your Journey Through Packing Rituals I realized while preparing for

About Me

About Me

Hey fellow adventurers, my name is Hilary! After being rejected from grad school, I took off on a solo journey around the world. Now I constantly challenge myself to take on new experiences. This blog documents my journeys from Europe to Fiji, swimming with sharks and living with tribes, to becoming an accidental beauty queen and working for one of the top national media outlets. If you like what you're reading, please subscribe! Here's to the next great adventure!

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