What I learned, what I gained, and what was shocking

One month ago, I embarked on the journey of holding myself accountable for my writing time in order to re-commit to some sort of schedule. It involved waking up at 7 am, focusing on professional development (ie writing and all things related), and pursuing personal goals in the late afternoon.

How a year of living while traveling impacted my creative life

From panic-inducing COVID exposure to travel fees to lacking space to spread out and work, our year abroad was anything but stable. From Italy to Spain to Mexico to the American Midwest, we were constantly on the go.

Now that we’re back in Los Angeles and our careers and lives…


Highlights from our magical month, with tips to live like a local

Last October, my boyfriend and I packed up the car and drove along winding Swiss roads, from Northern Italy to the heart of Germany. I’ve been to Munich once before, but this trip was full of magic, umber leaves, and a taste of the local life.

We arrived in Gräfelfing…

Flannery Maney

History/Life/Travel. Featured on The Ascent & Curious. From Ohio, but currently call LA, London, & Italy home. Love histories, crime dramas, and kids animation!

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