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A Novel Idea

A Novel Idea

Before I left for Nashville I had a strange urge… One that I, sadly, often fight. I wanted to READ something. Much like traveling, I feel like reading is an integral part of self-growth. But I don’t do nearly as much of it as I should. For one, I lack the time to commit to READ MORE

When Life Gets Overwhelming… Leave.
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When Life Gets Overwhelming… Leave.

I stared at my planner. There were so many colors and scribbles squeezed on top of one another, it made me dizzy. Yes, I am THAT girl who color-codes her planner. And yes, I still use a planner.  You decide which one is more horrifying. I deciphered my unabomber handwriting. In just a few short

How I Landed My Job With USA Today
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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

How A Year of Blogging Changed My Life
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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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