Okay, I’m going to do a little jig away from talking about travel for quick minute in order to recommend this moving, informative and inspiring TED talk I just watched about the beautiful qualities introverts (aka quiet people) have to offer the world. In it, the speaker discusses the ways in which the western world… Read More TED Talk about the Power of Introverts
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Happy Monday everybody! Here’s your weekly round-up of some of my favorite photos and travel-related goodies. For more funny photos, check out the Taken by the Wind Facebook page. Muchas gracias! “In a Jam” by JD Hancock Seriously Slow: 6 Travelers Who Walked Around the World – from Matador. Apparently it takes four years to… Read More Travelogged: This Week’s Top Picks and Posts for Travel Addicts
I went to the mob museum in downtown Las Vegas over the weekend and found myself in funny photo shoot heaven. Enjoy. : ) Me, pretending to get electrocuted by my friend’s aunt. Tweet
A piece I wrote for the Tripbase travel blog was published today (yippee!). It’s entitled “14 Travel Traditions I wish they’d bring back”, which I was inspired to write after brainstorming a similar list for a client on storify.com (a great publishing tool for aspiring writers, by the way) called “14 forgotten items and customs… Read More What Travel Tradition Do You Want to See Make a Comeback?
I fell in love with Orlando during my sophomore year in college. Warm, exotic and full of Latin charm, our relationship was hot and intense, but as is the case with most first relationships, it eventually came to a petering halt and by the end of college, I’d moved on to my next great love:… Read More Neurotic New York or Nice New Orleans: Which US City Suits You Best?
Photo by Laura Leh Happy early 4th of July everybody! Any of you Americans have anything fun planned for the holiday? If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that I’m not a huge fan of the holiday. I’m not sure what I’m going to do yet, but it’ll likely involve… Read More Travelogged: This Week’s Top Pics and Posts for Travel Addicts