Archive for December 2015

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 9: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Revisited

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 9: Istanbul (Not Constantinople) Revisited
Miss the first 8 parts of this series?  Check them out at the following links: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 and 8! It’s impossible to do Istanbul in just one day, even when you travel the way Elliot and I do, so we thanked Zeus that our cruise ended with an overnight stay... Read more »

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 8: Mino-tour-ing Crete

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 8: Mino-tour-ing Crete
If you’ve ever seen Role Models with Paul Rudd and Seann William Scott, then you probably read the title of this post in the same voice their energy drink truck does:  MINOTAUR! TASTE THE BEAST!  If you haven’t seen the movie, then it’s a must-do on your holiday vacation plan list.  It’s seriously underrated, and... Read more »

London Calling

Recent Life Timeline Courtney circa 2006 (Flared jeans, almost white-blonde hair, and teaching first grade):  Oh man, I don’t think I could marry a guy in the military because I wouldn’t want to move every two years! ↓ ::Maries an Air Force captain.  Moves to Spain:: ↓ Courtney in 2013 (Skinny jeans and a Secretary):... Read more »
Advertisement:

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 7: Speedo Side Planks in Mykonos

Turkish Delight and Greekin' Out Part 7: Speedo Side Planks in Mykonos
Miss Parts 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, or 6?  Click to get caught up! Despite what college pictures might tell you, I’m not much of a party gal.  Now that I’m 31, I much prefer brunch and a good beer during a college football game to getting all decked out and “WOO!ing” until four in... Read more »
  • ChicagoNow is full of win

    Welcome to ChicagoNow.

    Meet our bloggers,
    post comments, or
    pitch your blog idea.

  • Advertisement:
  • Meet The Blogger

    ShamrockSeñora

    On the surface, I may appear as any other 32-year old gal, but if you look a little closer you'll see that I'm like Batman dressed in an Indiana Jones fedora: I have an adventurous life that is filled with travel, brunches, insane stories from teaching in the city, and a luck of the Irish that rivals that of the Lucky Charms leprechaun.

  • Categories

  • Monthly Archives

  • Latest on ChicagoNow

  • Advertisement: