Don’t Cry for Me Buenos Aires, Argentina

Welcome to my Solo trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina!  This was my first trip to South America and came just two days after I returned home from Spain and France.  Unfortunately, when I arrived after my overnight flight I woke with a terrible sinus infection and unable to “pop” my left ear.  Getting sick while…

Barcelona, Spain

Welcome to the world of Antoni Gaudi, Tapas, and Sangria! Antonio Gaudi was a Spanish Architect well known for his many building designs throughout Barcelona. I highly suggest buying tickets prior to your trip and showing up when they open to beat the crowd.  Park Güell — Located on Carmel Hill, is a public park made…

Freelance Article #5 A Travel Nurse in Minneapolis, Minnesota

I always love coming back to the Midwest for a travel assignment. The people are always kind and willing to go out of their way to help you.  It’s not too crowded like a big city, but there is always something going on to keep you entertained! Click the link below to read about some…

Hearts Left Around The World

Each heart represents a life lost to suicide. It’s mission is to spread awareness about suicide prevention, antibullying, and mental health. You can contact the Peyton Heart Project by going to their Facebook page and spread awareness too! Check back for updates.  Here are some I have left behind so far: Spain: Barcelona, Bilbao, San…

Six of My Favorite Paris Patisseries 

With so many pastry shops in Paris, France, it’s hard to decide which ones to go to.  After eating my way through Paris, here are a few of my favorite Patisseries: Huré is located within walking distance of Notre Dame. We ordered a cafe latte and a few different crossaints. One plain, one with pistachios,…

Can You Find My Heart?

The time has come and I’m finally heading off on my next vacation to Spain, France, and Argentina during the month of May.  This trip will be different than all the others.  More meaningful….It’s been 6 years since I lost my father to suicide. Every trip I have taken is bittersweet because all I want…

Freelance Article #3 How To Succeed in Travel Nursing

For my 3rd published freelance article, I wrote to my fellow nurses who are interested in traveling for their career.  It is not as easy as some may think, picking up every 13 weeks and moving to another state, making new friends, learning how a new hospital works.  However, this is the career I have…

Freelance Article #2 How Nursing Pushed Me To Depression And How Travel Pulled Me Out 

Being a nurse has been a great career. It has offered me many opportunities to travel the US and the world.  But it wasn’t as glorious a career as I had imagined.  Click the link below to find out how traveling saved me from myself. Nurse.org http://nurse.org/articles/nurse-depression-solution-true-story/?utm_campaign=5184&bid=5184&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook Leah has been a traveling operating room nurse…

Freelance Article #1 Charleston, South Carolina

Click the link to see my first freelance article.  It features my time spent in Charleston, SC during one of my 13 week travel nurse assignments. The beaches, food, plantations, and friendly southern hospitality made it one of my favorite places to visit in the United States. TravelNursing.org http://www.travelnursing.org/turn-your-job-into-your-dream-vacation-in-charleston-sc/?utm_campaign=5381&bid=5381&utm_medium=referral&utm_source=facebook Leah has been a traveling operating…