Welcome To The Long Weekend

passion

/ˈpaSHən/
NOUN
Strong and barely controllable emotion.

 

I have a strong and barely controllable emotion towards travel. Eating while traveling and sharing my experiences – it’s what I live for.

I have a full time gig in digital ad sales so my travel typically calls for a weekend… a long weekend. Like jet setting from a Thursday to a Monday so you’re “not really” missing any work…

And every so often it’s a really really long weekend. Like two weekends with a bunch of weekdays in the middle. A girl’s gotta live a little, right?

When I’m not on a plane, I’m at home in Chicago livin’ it up in River North with my husband, family, and friends – planning my next adventure, checking out new Chicago restaurants, taking yoga or kickboxing or dance, and sharing itineraries and funny stories from my travels.

So welcome to my world. I hope this inspires you to travel and eat no matter your budget, time constraints, work, or personal obligations. Just go. No excuses.

Life is short. Make your weekend long.

quick facts

  • LOCATION: Chicago, IL
  • FAVORITE FOOD: It’s a toss up between pasta and sushi
  • FITNESS FETISH: Yoga, kickboxing, Studio Three Chicago
  • GUILTY PLEASURE: Champagne (in proper stemware) and a hot dog.
  • FAMILY: 1 husband, 2 sisters, 1 brother, 2 sister in laws, 1 brother in law, 2 nieces, countless cousins.
    This crew is the most fun.
  • FAVORITE ACTIVITY: A dance party is always a good idea.

Ashley

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