The Intern Chronicles: Welcome to the Smithsonian Institution

I was handed my badge that confirmed me as an intern of the Smithsonian Institution and my next adventure has officially begun. The Freer|Sackler are the Smithsonian Institution’s national museums of Asian art. The Arthur M. Sackler Gallery of Art is where I will intern under the Marketing and Communications department. My first few weeks, I became familiar … More The Intern Chronicles: Welcome to the Smithsonian Institution

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“Sorry, I can’t go. I have dance.” This was a familiar phrase my friends would hear as my afternoons were spent at lessons or rehearsals. Even today I am lucky to still do what I love despite sacrificing a few get-togethers here and there. Entering the professional world, a dance background can be beneficial. Risky … More …5 6 7 8

La La Land

Los Angeles is where I fell in love with art history. I have visited the Getty Villa numerous times and would continue to stare in awe at the heroic Greek statues and shimmering bronze jewelry. Malibu has served as my “happy place” where I am always ready to return. My best friend and I decided … More La La Land

If it’s Sunday, it’s Meet The Press

This past Sunday, the George Mason University Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists attended a live taping of Meet the Press with Chuck Todd. As we entered the gates to NBC Washington Studios, we heard blaring sirens from a motorcade. Vice President-Elect Mike Pence was arriving for his interview. Secret Service hurried us through the lobby … More If it’s Sunday, it’s Meet The Press

Under the Rialto

There is a video of me crying as I saw the teal waters of Venice for the first time. I could not believe a place so beautiful was real. Every morning the gondoliers would sing or wave shouting “Buongiorno!” Throughout the day, I’d eat the best Zuppa di Pesce, get lost in the Doge’s Palace … More Under the Rialto

Roman Holiday

Roman Holiday was the movie that made me want to be a princess. No, it was not even Disney’s Sleeping Beauty (who was named Aurora by the way) that did it. It was Queen Anne (Audrey Hepburn) strolling the streets of Rome getting caught in curious adventures. As an art history minor, I have just studied … More Roman Holiday

English Rose

Studying abroad in the cultural hub of London was a priceless experience. Visiting PR firms and broadcasting companies led me to find a new passion. Every night ended with sharing laughs at pubs or around Hyde Park. My birthday celebration took place in Winter Wonderland walking the never-ending maze of cabins filled with sweets and hearing screams … More English Rose