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  • The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus: A Hillside Excursion | Her Life in Ruins

    The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus: A Hillside Excursion

    Hey ya’ll! Welcome back to my Site Sunday series. Last week, we talked about the Acropolis in Athens. This week, we’ll be talking about the Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus, which is also in Athens, Greece. The Theatre of Dionysus Eleuthereus sits at the base of the Acropolis and premiered some of the most famous plays in existence! Background The Theatre of Dionysus of Eleuthereus has entertained visitors since the 6th…

  • Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child - Spoiler Free! | Her Life in Ruins

    Everything You Need to Know About Harry Potter and the Cursed Child – Spoiler Free!

    This post contains NO spoilers for Harry Potter and the Cursed Child on Broadway, so read away! Earlier this summer, I got to check another item off my Harry Potter Bucketlist – seeing Cursed Child on Broadway! I’m not going to lie, I did not know what to expect from the show. I hated reading the script (like many in the fandom), but a friend told me it’s totally different…

  • A Complete Guide to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece | Her Life in Ruins

    A Complete Guide to the Acropolis in Athens, Greece

    Hey y’all! Welcome to my new Site Sunday series, where I feature a new archaeological site each week. First up is the Acropolis in Athens, Greece! The Acropolis, which means “city top” or “citadel”,  served as the administrative and religious center of Athens. The Athenian Acropolis rises nearly 500 feet over the city and has a surface area of about 7 1/2 acres, which is pretty huge! Like most Ancient…

  • The Guide to a Perfect Girls Weekend in Savannah, GA | Her Life in Ruins

    The Guide to a Perfect Girls Weekend in Savannah, GA

    Savannah, GA is a beautiful town full of antebellum homes, picturesque squares, delicious food, and trees covered in Spanish moss. After the success of our weekend in Austin, my two best gals and I hopped on a plane to Savannah for a girls weekend in the city. We were hoping for a laid-back weekend where we could explore the city, eat some great food, and dive into the local history.…

  • A Twentysomething's Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot | Her Life in Ruins

    A Twentysomething’s Guide to Walt Disney World: Epcot

    Loving my posts (like this one on Epcot!)? Follow my blog with Bloglovin! Walt Disney World is a truly magical place, but going as a twentysomething can be intimidating. Luckily for you, I’ve created a 4-part series to surviving Walt Disney World in your 20s. In this guide, I provide you with all the tips and tricks you need to make it through a day at Epcot. Epcot opened in…

  • The Ultimate Guide to a Girls Weekend in Austin, TX | Her Life in Ruins

    The Ultimate Guide to a Girls Weekend in Austin, TX

    Earlier this summer, my college besties and I took a much-needed girls trip to Austin, Texas for a long weekend. We really love to eat, love going out, are nuts about live music, and were looking for a pretty inexpensive destination (ya girls are ballin’ on a budget!). After searching Pinterest for potential US cities and checking flights, we settled on Austin. This trip was mean to be more about…

  • The Essential Guide to Universal Studios Orlando | Her Life in Ruins

    The Essential Guide to Universal Studios Orlando

    Living in Florida has come with many perks, like being located near Orlando and purchasing annual passes to some of my favorite Florida theme parks. Y’all know about my Harry Potter obsession, but you might not know that I love the non-HP parts of Universal Studios Orlando, too! In this guide, I will tell you everything you need to know about vacationing like you mean it at this epic Orlando destination.…

  • A Twentysomething's Guide to Walt Disney World: Hollywood Studios | Her Life in Ruins

    A Twentysomething’s Guide to Walt Disney World: Hollywood Studios

    Walt Disney World is a truly magical place, but going as a twentysomething can be intimidating. Luckily for you, I’ve created a 4-part series to surviving Walt Disney World in your 20s. Follow this guide to ensure your experience in Hollywood Studios is as dazzling as possible. Disney’s Hollywood Studios originally opened in 1989 as MGM Studios. Over the years, Hollywood Studios has made a name for itself because of the…

  • How to Experience the Cherry Blossom Festival | Her Life in Ruins

    How to Experience the Cherry Blossom Festival

    Recently, I was lucky enough to be in Washington, D.C. during the annual Cherry Blossom Festival. Seeing these beautiful trees has been on my bucket list for quite some time and I am so happy that I was finally able to view them. Pictures do not even begin to do these plants justice, particularly when a gust of wind comes along, causing the blossoms to swirl through the air! Unfortunately,…

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