09/ 30/ 18

Paris, France: A Four Day Itinerary

Building in Paris, France with Neon Sign

There’s something magical about rediscovering a place with a fresh pair of eyes. I had visited Paris once on a family trip back in high school, but this time I got to explore the city on my own terms — and boy, did I fall in love.Read more »

07/ 15/ 18

5 Tips for Transitioning into Freelance Life

I made “the leap” towards self-employment last June, and I can wholeheartedly say it’s one of the best decisions I’ve made in my entire life. I have work-life balance (yes, it exists!), yet I’m getting more work done than ever. Most importantly, I’m genuinely happy every time I sit down to do work — so much so that I oftentimes wake up earlier than I need to, my body buzzing with excitement just thinking about opening up my laptop. Major nerd alert, I know.Read more »

06/ 19/ 18

What To Do in Denver: An Insider’s Guide

Enjoying a night in Denver's Union Station

Denver, Colorado is one of those rare places where there’s no “best time” to visit. With 300 days of sunshine, you’ll get 70-degree days in the dead of winter, but can drive two hours West to find powdery, snowy bliss at world-class ski resorts. In the summer, Denver is synonymous with poolside barbecues on tall city rooftops, microbrewery hopping, and riding bikes absolutely everywhere. And, from peeping stunning panoramas of foliage, to blazing trails in the Rocky Mountains — there’s no shortage of things to enjoy in between. Read more »

03/ 07/ 18

How to Slow Down When Things Are Speeding Up

Snaps from an overnight getaway in Del Norte, Colorado

Holy moly, you guys. The last time I wrote a blog post for Scratch The List, my life was wildly different. I had just left a tumultuous 9-5 working at a tech startup, and was re-learning to reset, get healthy, and establish a new routine. Slant’d launched, but I had not yet embarked on the whirlwind roller coaster that I’m currently riding. Right now it feels like I’m hanging upside-down on a loop, completely suspended mid-air — but I also feel more grounded than ever.Read more »

08/ 30/ 17

Your Guide to the Perfect Weekend Getaway in Seattle

If living in the Bay Area has taught me anything, it’s that saltwater and oceanfront views are nature’s greatest forms of therapy. That’s why Seattle, Washington has long been on my list of potential places to live. It’s got the Puget Sound on its left and Lake Washington to its right, a drool-worthy foodie culture, and the perfect balance between vibrant city life and the great outdoors. What more could a girl want?Read more »

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Hello! I'm Katerina, and I'm on a quest to complete my bucket list. Follow along for travel stories, happiness tips, and inspiration to make your life worthy of your dreams.



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