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Snapchat Story Series – Road Trip Silver Spring, MD to Glen Ellyn, IL

Hello everyone! I hope you are all doing well and have been having an eventful summer! I sure have been which is why I’m a bit behind on my blog posts! However, I just got back from exploring around the east coast so it’s time to get back on track. While you wait around for me to catch up and get organized, here is a little video of my road trip from Silver Spring, MD back to my house in Glen Ellyn, IL. What you saw in this video is: Fun things in Pittsburgh, PA Random farmers market Cute places in Vermilion, OH Lake Erie Beautiful skies! What have you been up to this summer?

Snapchat Stories Series – NYC Day 1

Hello everyone! I have been a little MIA but that’s because I have been super busy. There have been weddings and other religious events that I’ve been a part of so I haven’t had much time to plan my blog posts. However, I have not stopped exploring. I took a friend around NYC and DC just this last week and I saved my personal snap stories from those days. I decided to upload the videos of those stories in hopes that some of you may enjoy them. I will have actual detailed blog posts of those days coming up in the near future! Some of the places you saw in the video: Brooklyn Bridge Halaal Hot Dog 9/11 Memorial Wall Street Trinity Church Chelsea Market Sephora Empire State Building Time Square

A Road Trip – LA to Chicago Day 3: Broken Arrow, OK & Springfield, MO

*This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links.*The drive in Oklahoma and into Missouri was nice because we saw a lot of ranches and stopped near cows and horses to take some pictures.We didn’t spend much time in Broken Arrow except have Thanksgiving at my friend’s uncle’s house. Since this was during Thanksgiving break, there was no way I was missing out on a good turkey meal! The most memorable part of that night was the pecan pie and the bed in which I slept. Oklahoma knows how to make pecan pies and beds! Apparently they also have a huge corn festival every summer which is on my list of things to do; I love corn. So, Oklahoma, I will be back for you! We made a spontaneous stop at the salt mines in…

A Road Trip – LA to Chicago Day 2: Albuquerque, NM & Amarillo, TX

*This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links.* Okay, so after the Grand Canyon we kept driving and stopped in Albuquerque, NM to spend the night there. We decided we would have some sort of steak/burger dinner here since we had been so good at not spending our money on anything besides gas for day one. This some how ended up being a fail. Probably one of the first times yelp has ever failed me. We went to a place called Frontier Restaurant with over 700 reviews and 4 stars. I can’t remember exactly what we had but I remember a burger and a steak. They lacked flavor, maybe we didn’t order the right thing? Whatever the case, think before you go there. Anyway, the cheap gas in this state made up for the…

A Road Trip – LA to Chicago Day 1: Grand Canyon, AZ

*This post contains affiliate links. I will earn a commission at no additional charge to you if you make a purchase using my links.* I guess I should start by talking about how I got to Chicago. Well, I road tripped with two friends. And. It. Was. Epic! This was the longest road trip I had done sans family which was a pretty big deal. I think this is the appropriate time to tell you that I come from a very traditional conservative Pakistani Muslim family. Unmarried girls don’t usually do this sort of thing. Which may come as a surprise to most of the western world where as soon as you hit 18 you are allowed to do pretty much anything you want and essentially no one can stop you. Well, if I was moving to Chicago, this was the only way I was doing it and I’m so…