Journal

10 Travel Instagram Accounts to Take you on a Visual Escape

Whenever the moment strikes when you want to get on a plane and go as far away from real life as possible, travel Instagrammers and blogger's sites can be just what the doctor ordered to cure your restless and wandering heart. These accounts (and the...

5 Books to Make You Fall in Love with Travel

Those that have traveled the world over can attest to a feeling of invigoration and wonder at experiencing a new place for the first time. The sights, the sounds, the aromas all put your senses on high alert, taking in as much of your surroundings...

10 of the Most Amazing European Street Artists to Discover and Follow

The streets are increasingly becoming witnesses of the creativity of hundreds if not thousands of artists around the world. Spaces that were once ignored by pedestrians, are now being highlighted by the work of incredible visual storytellers. Europe is home to some of the most...

Mission Hammocks’ Co-Founder Zach Wahl Talks Social Enterprise

Located in Granada, Nicaragua, a small but vibrant community is thriving by making beautifully handcrafted hammocks, swings, and baby seats. Mission Hammocks hosts workshops with the town's disabled population to teach them a trade so that they may have better opportunities and a better life...

5 Tips to Make Your Glamping Trip a Success

If you’re intrigued by the idea of glamping for your next travel escapade, take a gander at these tried but true tricks of the trade to maximize your wilderness experience.   1. A Little Prep Goes a Long Way   A little glamping preparation will make the journey to...

The Literary Suburbs of Key West

By Natasha Orme   When my other half suggested visiting Key West on our Florida holiday, I wasn’t all that excited. I mean, I hadn’t really heard of the place (I must have been living under a rock) and didn’t know what was there. Only when I...

Chicago Artist Jim Bachor combines Ancient Art and Potholes

Chicago Artist and Designer Jim Bachor uses the ancient art of mosaics to fill in and beautify potholes around the cities he visits. Having studied extensively in Italy, he now sells his pieces all over the world, one pothole at a time.   His tongue-and-cheek and playful...