holiday season in philly

last saturday, i, jane, ventured to downtown philadelphia to explore center city and check out the holiday buzz and decorations. i spent an awesome day with friends taking pictures and enjoying such a festive time of year. below are some (actually a lot of) highlights and my model status adventure companions. obviously, the first stop… Continue reading holiday season in philly

nyc day trip #2

i, laura, really am loving college, but i definitely enjoy getting off campus and going into the city just for the day!  while jane can't come on all these adventures with me like at home, thankfully i have some new friends that are willing to come and put up with me taking a million pictures.… Continue reading nyc day trip #2

weekend adventures

the temperatures in philly this weekend reached the upper 70's. this obviously called for numerous walks and excursions to soak up the last taste of summer before winter weather. keeley and i, jane, started our weekend with a saturday morning walk to coffee and pastries at la columbe and sweet freedom. sweet freedom is known… Continue reading weekend adventures

day trip to philly

although i've explored downtown philadelphia many times, my day trip on labor day felt unlike my other adventures. i took the train in the morning with no specific schedule or agenda, other than a craving for a good cheesesteak. this gave me a lot of flexibility in where to go and what to see. abby… Continue reading day trip to philly

banff national park in alberta, canada 

i, jane, got to spend this past week exploring banff national park. it was one of the most beautiful places i have ever experienced. i biked, hiked, canoed, and road tripped my way through banff and lake louise. below are some pictures.  for anyone who gets the chance to visit, here are my best tips: … Continue reading banff national park in alberta, canada 

uptown food truck festival!

the other day i, laura, went to the minneapolis uptown food truck festival! it was an awesome event on a cool sunday afternoon. here are some pics!!   happy monday!

saint genevieve: a sweet spot

i, laura, finally got to this adorable french restaurant named saint genevieve today for a coffee and some sweets! located on 50th and bryant in mpls, this super stylish spot has unreal sweets, coffee, and of course, french food! saint genevieve is the perfect solution for travel envy as it makes you feel like you're… Continue reading saint genevieve: a sweet spot

summer outfit + local events

today, i (jane) am featuring some new summer finds and great summer events around the minneapolis area. my floral embroidered shirt is from h&m. ripped light wash jeans from urban outfitters. these amazing bamboo brand shoes that were on sale at francesca's for only $9.98 !! the best deals there can only be found in-store but… Continue reading summer outfit + local events

tokyo fashion

i, jane, just got back from tokyo, japan a few days ago! (more to come on my itinerary soon) when i went to tokyo, i had a single vision of what kind of fashion i would see. i imagined the eccentric, colorful "baby doll" style outfits that people tend to stereotype tokyo for having. however,… Continue reading tokyo fashion

LA for a few days

hope everyone is having a good wednesday! i am in the final push until spring break, while jane is already on her way to tokyo (more on that soon)! i visited my sister in LA last weekend and ran into some cool stuff: thank you, bella for having us and abby for being my travel buddy!