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 […]

Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Wend City Guide: San Francisco, CA

Another week gone by biking around my favorite foggy city by a bay. Like most of my travels, I arrived in SF with no set plans. Except perhaps to enjoy a few dance classes, and discover a new neighborhood (having biked this city many times over, this one is hard. Yet I find there are always new pockets to […]

Wend City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand

Wend City Guide: Wellington, New Zealand

When I find myself in New Zealand’s capital city, I’m consistently drawn to Cuba Street, the bohemian heartbeat of Wellington. SHOP: Cuba is packed with blocks of vintage shops, artisan shops, and overflowing bookstores. You’re guaranteed an afternoon spent rifling through scarves, artwork, and paperbacks (the BEST kind of afternoons, AMIRIGHT?). Cuba St. is where I’ve acquired many a Christmas gift. […]