First, let’s say, you should definitely plan to visit Portsmouth & Southsea for more than 24 hours, but alas, our time was squeezed due to a new housesitting assignment. Though, as you would expect, we made the most of every minute. Before arriving, we queried friends as well as total strangers and studied local Instagram … More 24 Hours in Portsmouth & Southsea, England. Here’s What to See and Do
That Venice tops nearly every traveler’s bucket-list is no wonder. For centuries, travelers returning from the island city have shared stories and imagery of romance and intrigue, encouraging others to follow in their steps. Gliding along the Grand Canal feels like entering a fantasy. Waterfront palaces exude equal parts grandeur and decay. A labyrinth of … More How Big is the Crush on Venice? Read on.
For my “Travel Secrets” column this week for Paste magazine, the topic is a favorite of many adventurous travelers: going solo. Solo travel allows us to learn more about ourselves without the filter of companionship as well as connect more deeply to the experience. We believe every traveler should venture out on their own, at least once. … More The Sweet Freedom of Traveling Solo
In every town, train station, hostel, and watering hole along the way, we seem to stumble across fellow travelers with colorful tales, interesting backstories, and helpful tips to share. “Faces” is intended to become a regular feature spotlighting those intrepid travelers who inspire us to keep exploring, seeking deeper connection, and celebrating this beautiful world. During … More People You Meet Along the Way: Ana & Eva, a.k.a. 2 Femmes
The ringing in of a new year initially brings mother nature’s more fickle and moody side to the surface, yet even with cold temps and possible snow and rain, it’s hard to deny the beauty of New York City in January. The city is a bit sleeper; the pace, a gear slower; and the mood, … More New York City in Images, His Fav 8