How to deal with flight cancelations

It’s been some time since I’ve shared a post with you. In fact, it feels like a lifetime since I’ve felt inspired to write or been able to travel. The COVID-19 pandemic has changed things the world over in the last few years, and not everyone will feel comfortable traveling by plane—but if you, like … More How to deal with flight cancelations

5 British Christmas traditions you need in your life

Despite having moved back to California in 2015, the traditions of a British Christmas have stuck with me since my year living in London. Holiday customs vary all over the world, and the UK is no exception. Here are five of my favorite traditions I picked up while abroad that I love incorporating into my … More 5 British Christmas traditions you need in your life

These haunting songs will make you want to visit Sweden

If you haven’t heard of kulning, don’t worry—it’s an ancient form of herding call from Scandinavia that has largely fallen into disuse in the last few centuries. Luckily, people like Swedish artist Jonna Jinton are keeping the tradition alive. Kulning is an undeniable part of the sounds of Sweden, and just a few strains of … More These haunting songs will make you want to visit Sweden

Words from Mary Oliver to inspire your next adventure

You may not recognize her name, but words crafted by Pulitzer prize-wining poet Mary Oliver have most certainly found their way into your life. Oliver, who passed away on last week from lymphoma, has been called the most-quoted poet of our time. In the age of the internet, her poems (though often unattributed) have made … More Words from Mary Oliver to inspire your next adventure