Travel Tuesday: Violets in Uganda

In today’s Travel Tuesday, I am going to take you back to Uganda. Uganda is very special to me, and will always hold a place in my heart. It was a country that forced me into growth, and also shattered my heart and friendships I thought were made of steel.   Where in the world […]

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Travel Tuesday: Getting Mischievous in Cambodia |

A little mischief in Cambodia

Happy Travel Tuesday! Remember last Travel Tuesday when I said I often just snap out the window and wonder what I caught with my camera? This photo has a similar story – only it wasn’t an iPhone and it wasn’t a bus. This time, my husband and I were in a Cambodian rickshaw headed to […]


Walk it off

Happy Motivation Monday! One tiny bit of my coaching practice that I love is helping clients dig deep to find what motivates them. I am very challenge oriented and love to have a set goal that is broken down into obtainable mini steps. Of course, it also helps when you have a partner along for […]

Girl Vs. City talks about working in development and the story behind this photo -

That first class

Follow my blog with Bloglovin Hello friends! First of all, I am back on Bloglovin as well. You can make your life easier and follow me there by clicking the above link. Today’s photo is really important to me. The two women in this photo are from my first sewing class in Uganda. In a […]

Girl Vs. City took a motorcycle roadtrip through India - find out more at

Growing guladaudee

This photo. Whenever I see it, I get chills. I will never forget this day, her smile, those flowers, or how bad my ass hurt. I took this photo in a chrysanthemum field somewhere in between Pune and Aurangabad in India. At the time, I was still heavily involved in fashion design and had discovered […]

What is Lifestlye Design? Girl Vs. City weighs in -

What is lifestyle design?

I am an internationally certified Lifestyle Design Coach. If I could get a penny for everytime some asks me what Lifestyle Design means, well, I may be a wee bit closer to one of my goals: driving a Maserati Quattroporte. Okay, okay. That seems a little snobbish and maybe a bit far fetched for a […]

What is a life coach? Girl Vs. City explains at

What is a life coach?

One of the questions that I frequently get asked when people find out what I do is, ‘What is a Life Coach?’ After I explain what I do, it’s often followed by, “Why would I need one?” I love to be asked these questions and I love to answer them. Sometimes, it’s easier to say […]

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