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The Nashville Diaries

When in doubt, just make the move

It’s strange to think that a year ago this week, I was moving to New York City. Oh, did we not talk about that? Yeah- I forgot- I kept that pretty secret. Mostly because I didn’t know if it would be a permanent move or not… And I didn’t want to make a big fuss READ MORE

Messages From The Universe
After The Crown

Messages From The Universe

I yawned and stretched my legs out, rolling my ankles carefully so as not to catch the stilettos on the carpet. It had been approximately two hours since arriving to my gig and was still awaiting instructions. This was not atypical. If I’ve learned anything in show business, it’s that the game is called, “Hurry

Let Them Get The Best of You
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

Let Them Get The Best of You

I’m learning the more ‘together’ people think you are, (surprise!) the more they want you to help them. Even though I don’t feel very together, I don’t mind. I’m a big fan of offering support, advice, or bear hugs when needed (especially if it involves actually hugging bears). But being open to helping also means

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

When Opportunity Knocked and I Slammed the Door
Everyday Adventures

When Opportunity Knocked and I Slammed the Door

Have you ever noticed that when something AMAZING happens, you royally screw it up? No? Just me? Bueller? I know; I have a flare for the drama. But I’m sure you’ve felt this way before. You spend all your time aligning yourself with the Universe, working tirelessly toward a goal. And just when you start

Nomad Notes: Pushing Past The Fear
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

Nomad Notes: Pushing Past The Fear

You’re asking and I’m answering! In a new 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. =) Pushing Past The Fear to Adventures Unknown I get e-mails all the

How A Year of Blogging Changed My Life
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

How A Year of Blogging Changed My Life

Here I sit in a coffee shop in downtown Brisbane marveling at the artwork that is my cappuccino. I absolutely love foam artwork, probably because it’s both beautiful and delicious. This is such a perfect moment. As I survey my surroundings, I start thinking of all the steps I’ve taken to get to this particular

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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