My name is Vanessa, and I work as a news analyst for a market research company in Chicago--but that's just my day job. My real passion is travel and everything related to it. I love venturing to new places, exploring different cultures and immersing myself in extraordinary experiences.


  • A Traveler's Mind

    This is a blog that explores the ins and outs of travel, from destinations and personal trip to news items and reflections. Anything that relates to travel, I discuss it!


  • A No-Kid Section

    No-Kid Section

    I am sure that title will put many of you off, but hear me out before you click away to another screen.How many times have you been sitting on an airplane,... Read more

    Posted on 29 March 2011 TRAVEL
  • A Royal Vacation

    In a little over a month, the world will turn its eyes to London and the much anticipated nuptials that will take place between Prince William and Kate... Read more

    Posted on 28 March 2011 TRAVEL
  • Making Summer Travel Plans

    Making Summer Travel Plans

    The thaw of winter is still in effect, with little promise for a warm up any time soon, and yet I am already preparing myself for summer. Read more

    Posted on 27 March 2011 TRAVEL
  • Where Will You Retire?

    Where Will Retire?

    The thought of retirement is far in the future for me, considering I have only just entered the workforce and have not even reached a quarter of a century in... Read more

    Posted on 16 March 2011 TRAVEL