Graphic by Stormy Nesbit With so many anti-racism resources from the #blacklivesmatter movement on social media right now, I curated a list of books, films and podcasts that stood out to me. This isn’t meant to be the most comprehensive list out there, nor did I originally plan on sharing it on my blog. It began as notes on my…Read the Post
I’ve recently received questions about my travel plans and if I have any trips booked. On any given month I’m typically taking 2-3 trips, so the past few months have been an adjustment. On one hand it’s been eye-opening; a much-needed pause in a hectic schedule of flights and jet lag and sleeping in a new bed every night. It’s…Read the Post
If you’ve ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes of blogging, a significant portion is like any other job. A typical day-to-day involves answering emails, scheduling meetings, project management, content organization, communication with clients and team members, social media, and more. Over time I’ve incorporated a variety of small business tools and programs to keep things on track, whether…Read the Post
Recently I shared a few books I’d been reading and received a ton of responses. It seems a lot of us are after great book recommendations right now! I’ve always loved reading but when I started traveling more a few years ago, it also became a sense of comfort to me. I started reading in the evenings from airports and…Read the Post
Every few weeks I compile the questions you send in about blogging and traveling full-time and I answer them here. As I’m in one place for the foreseeable future (photos shown are from a recent trip to Paris in February), it seemed as good a time as any for the next round in this series. Last time we spoke about…Read the Post
For the past few years, I’ve always brought home a spice from a new destination while traveling. Some favorites include a paprika spice mix from Budapest, Hungary (used in their famous paprika chicken) and local Greek oregano from Mykonos. But our most used spices by far are from Mexico. Chili powder, cumin, cilantro — three spices I’m often craving and…Read the Post
With a typical 9-5 work schedule, choosing to watch a documentary at the end of the day can be tough. It’s easy to default to something mindless when we want to sit back and relax. But the past few weeks I’ve wanted to feel productive at home, and I’ve frequently been turning to travel documentaries on Netflix. The most common…Read the Post
If you’re new to photo editing, need a refresher, or are simply looking for inspiration to start getting your photos organized, this is a great post to bookmark. One of the most daunting parts of photo editing (especially if you’re new to it) can be where to start. If you’re like me, you’ve probably taken hundreds or thousands of…Read the Post
Full disclosure: I’ve re-written the first line of this blog post at least 25 times. The last couple of weeks have been incredibly tough. I’m still figuring things out. I want to be here to provide inspiration, while being sensitive to a unique situation that is causing people a lot of pain. Personally, I’ve had to put a lot of…Read the Post
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