Badass Bookstores

Badass Bookstores

I don’t know about you but there’s nothing better than curling up in a cozy bookstore in a foreign city. If I’m feeling homesick or lonely or lost, a bookstore brings me right back to a place of familiarity. No matter the differences, every culture seems to have their own appreciation for floor-to-ceiling bookshelves and […]

Artisan Finds: Corfu, Greece

Artisan Finds: Corfu, Greece
Olive Oil Wood Turning In Corfu, Greece Tom's 50 year old workshop is not along the main drag of kitsch shops in old town Corfu. Rather, it's down an unassuming alleyway, a tiny turn that takes you into Tom's alcove of handmade Olive Oil wares. You're drawn into this alley by an eclectic home made [...]

“Swept Away By Wanderlust” Axel & Ash

“Swept Away By Wanderlust” Axel & Ash

  This travel journal isn’t a tome of travel literature like I so love to read on the train. Still, it’s an inspiring travel read I keep with me wherever I go. It’s my travel journal Swept Away by Wanderlust by Axel and Ash….Or is it a travel bible? You decide. I picked this journal up at Ampersand on Crown […]

Can Travel Replace College?

Can Travel Replace College?

via GIPHY It was Mark Twain who said “Don’t let schooling get in the way of your education.”   Unfortunately, I didn’t stumble upon this nugget of wisdom until some time during college. It was then it finally dawned on me— I could learn outside the walls of a classroom or lecture hall!? [ mind explodes ] Now, time […]

What Is It With Wanderlust?

What Is It With Wanderlust?

What is it with Wanderlust? This “W” word, Wanderlust, is literally everywhere. I wish I was the marketing team that got the headstart targeting Millennial-girls-drinking-coffee-on-duvets-eating-macaroons-while-binging-Pinterest. Because I would be raking in big bucks right now if I was on that marketing team….Mostly because I know that market all too well. I am that market. Guilty. So […]