Alex Schnee

Alex Schnee is a travel writer and author. She eats a lot of pizza.

Recent Articles

5 Things You Should Be Doing On Vacation Instead Of Getting Wasted

Vacation is often a time to let loose and indulge. Our focus is to relax, enjoy and be more carefree, which can make staying sober tricky. But, there are a ton of ways to avoid drinking and still have a ton of fun while you're on vacation. Here are …
By Alex Schnee

6 Things You Question When Your Relationship Seems Too Good To Be True

You'd never thought you'd be involved with someone you didn't fight with. After several bad relationships where yelling in public was a favorite pastime, you're suddenly with someone, and you have nothing to complain about. Even more unusual, when do…
By Alex Schnee

5 Realizations You Come To When You've Learned To Accept Your Body

I spent a good majority of my life avoiding mirrors. I had never been satisfied with the body I was given; I was always jealous of my long, lengthy friends who never seemed to worry about how many calories they were consuming. What started out as dis…
By Alex Schnee

It's The Little Things: 10 Signs You're Weirdly Okay Being An Adult

It may have sneaked up on you. One moment you're a kid just graduating from college and the next, you have your own apartment and a firm (but flexible) Netflix schedule. You didn't think adulthood would be such a daily thing, or that it would simply …
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I'm A Believer: 5 Ways The Cynic In You Dies When You Fall In Love

You used to be the one out of your friends who had long since given up on the idea of falling in love. You were the first to snicker when you saw new relationships pop up on Facebook, and you laughed aloud at all the wrong parts during the rom-coms y…
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Daddy's Girl: 5 Times Every 20-Something Girl Needs Her Father

When you’re dealing with life’s struggles, there are plenty of people who can give you a hand. However, you find yourself returning to dear old dad, over and over again. He taught you how to throw a football when you were small, so when you reached p…
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Never-Ending FOMO: 5 Things You Do When You're Homesick

Whether this is your first time away from home or you are living abroad for a year or two, there will be times when you miss some of the people you love. When you find yourself thinking about your family, your long-distance boyfriend or even your pet…
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10 Ridiculous Things Extremely Broke Girls Do Until The Next Paycheck

It’s that time of the month again: Your paycheck has been completely depleted. After dishing out rent, grocery money and a few epic nights out and about, you realize the total in your bank account is a smaller number than your blood alcohol content f…
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5 Excuses Introverts Use When They Don't Want To Go Out

Sometimes, you just don’t want to talk to other people. For introverts, articulating the times when you want to be left alone can be all the more challenging. You don’t want to hurt your friends’ feelings, but you want to spend some time without them…
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5 Small Things All Women Can Say To Each Other To Be More Supportive

Women can be extremely unkind to one another, especially if we feel insecure about happenings in our lives. Whether we are jealous of another woman because of her looks, or of other circumstances, sometimes, we say things we don’t mean in order to ge…
By Alex Schnee

5 Friendships Every Millennial Should Cherish In Their Coming-Of-Age

Our generation is constantly in touch with one another. We are never too far from talking with our peers. But, there are other kinds of friendships that also matter — and they may or not be ones in which you can simply text when you want to get toget…
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5 Thoughts A Commitment-Phobe Has Before A First Tattoo

You have a hard time committing to what you will eat for breakfast, let alone something that will permanently mark you. Any long-term decision requires stress and often, more than a few sleepless nights. However, somehow you made the decision to ink …
By Alex Schnee

10 Things More Interesting About A Girl Than Her Ass

We’re the generation that loves the ass — specifically, the female ass. Our songs and our culture celebrate a woman's generous derriere, and sometimes, very little else (or nothing, as Kim Kardashian has recently shown). Not only are we under fire fo…
By Alex Schnee

Bonjour! 5 Reasons Every Girl Should Live In Paris Once In Her Life

There are few places where it is absolutely necessary to visit, and Paris is certainly one of them. As a female travel writer, I’ve been to many places throughout the world, and Paris has a certain allure and way of taking the breath out of your lung…
By Alex Schnee

5 Times Your Relationships With Your Brother And Sister Are Completely Different

Growing up, my parents decided to bless me with two siblings, one of either gender. In the past, we were all close enough in age to enjoy the same activities and participate in the same events. It didn’t matter whether you were a boy or a girl, we al…
By Alex Schnee

A Letter To The 10 Men Who Broke My Heart — This Is Why It Never Worked

To the recipients of this letter, I’d like to say that it’s not you, it’s me — but the fact is that it was you. The thing is, however, none of the reasons listed here is your fault. They were just reasons I don’t think we would have been good togethe…
By Alex Schnee

5 Non-'Sexy' Halloween Costume Ideas To Be Less Than Predictable This Year

It’s that time of year again when you try to remember the magic that Halloween used to bring you as a child. You remember when it was cool to dress up as a kid, then it became dorky when you were a preteen and teenager. Now, it's expected that you go…
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25 Things That Scare 20-Something Women More Than Ebola

With the recent outbreak of Ebola in the news, it can be easy to get caught up in what the media says, and wonder how far the disease will spread. What most people don’t know, however, is that the women of Generation-Y have quite a bit to deal with a…
By Alex Schnee

5 Reasons Why I'll Never Live In New York City Again

There's something magical about seeing New York City for the first time in your life. Maybe you're like me and had a childhood dream to someday live there, amongst the lights and the people. But, after running away from my quiet Montana town to New Y…
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5 Crazy Thoughts You Have When Your Best Friend Gets Engaged

You were there for her when her cat got run over, and when you attended the middle school dance together because she couldn't get a date. You were there for her best moments and her worst, and you still managed to love each other. You want for her ev…
By Alex Schnee