Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel, Travel Addiction, Travel Art, Travel Fashion

Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers (or, Things You Can Buy Me If You’re Feeling Generous)

Got a travel addict who has a birthday coming up? Or wanna buy me a present because I’m your favorite travel blogger? Well then…here ya go. I’d like one of each, please. ūüôā 1. A Unique Luggage Tag A cute luggage tag (which can be customized to include your name and address) available on Etsy.com.… Read More Gift Ideas for Travel Lovers (or, Things You Can Buy Me If You’re Feeling Generous)

Crazy Adventures, Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Guatemala, Japan, Las Vegas, Reasons to Travel, Travel Addiction, Travel Art

Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Hand-Stitched Map Quilts

I’d love to have my own map quilt and these baby blankets are only $145.00, which ain’t too bad. Called “Soft Maps”, these quilts are made by Emily Fischer, a designer who lives in Brooklyn, New York. All of her quilts are hand-stitched and made from cotton. Map of Paris Map of Manhattan Map of… Read More Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Hand-Stitched Map Quilts

Travel Addiction, Travel Art

Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Scratch World Map Poster

My little brother gave me this personalized world scratch map (sometimes called “the where I’ve been” map) for Christmas. All of the countries on the map have a thin layer of ¬†gold-colored foil on them that you can scratch off with a penny or your fingernail, revealing a brightly-colored country underneath. The only downside is… Read More Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Scratch World Map Poster

Travel Addiction, Travel Art, Travel Films, Travel Photos

Travelogged: This Week’s Top Pics and Posts for Travel Addicts

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

Travel Addiction, Travel Art

Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Vintage Suitcase Tables

Some day, when I’ve finished my novel, finally put together the bookshelf that’s been lying in my room since oh, DECEMBER and finished spray-paint decorating my desk chair (that’s been on the DIY art project list for months now), I’ll get around to making a vintage suitcase pet bed. I love these. Here’s a guide… Read More Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Vintage Suitcase Tables

Expat Life, Foreign Languages, Travel Addiction, Travel Art, Travel Lit, Travel Photos

Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Paris vs New York Postcard Collage

Once a blog, book and art exhibit, artist¬†Vahram Muratyan’s¬†Paris vs New York pictures are now a set of 100 postcards. When I first heard about this from @brainpicker on twitter, I thought: “Cute, but what are you supposed to do with 100 flashcards?” Then I had the idea to create a wall collage. You can… Read More Decorating Ideas for Travel Addicts: Paris vs New York Postcard Collage