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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

Internal Conflict & Decision Making
After The Crown

Internal Conflict & Decision Making

I drummed my fingers against the table, surveying the break room full of models. Another convention. Another day. I was once again working for another client for another paycheck, counting down the hours until I got to leave my post. I felt no creative drive. No desire to improve my self. I didn’t want to

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

Money Handling Travel Tips
Nomadic Lifestyle Tips

Money Handling Travel Tips

There are a lot of challenges travelers run into when visiting a new locale. Besides acclimating to new surroundings, culture, food, and possibly a new language, we also have to find out the hard way whether or not our money handling decisions were, in fact, the right ones. Sometimes our choices land us with no

Jewel On A Plane
The Nashville Diaries

Jewel On A Plane

Jordan sat with me while we waited to board our flight to Nashville. “I have this sense of peace I haven’t known in quite awhile,” I chattered, unaware that I’d probably been talking for a good ten minutes. “I’m addicted and obsessed but I think it’s a good problem.” Me— once again— rambling about my

A Letter To My Readers
Everyday Adventures

A Letter To My Readers

Dear friends and fellow adventurers, Thank you for all of your messages, letters, Whats App texts, and comments. I know I haven’t had much time to answer you or your questions regarding my latest adventures, but I have read them all and send my love right back to you. And yes, I miss blogging, too. 

How I Landed My Job With USA Today
After The Crown Popular Posts

How I Landed My Job With USA Today

I remember this time last year VERY vividly. But it’s hard to believe it’s been a year since I started working for USA Today. It feels like it’s only been a few months while simultaneously feeling like many years since my assigning editor started following me on Twitter. I suppose that’s a natural feeling when

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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