5 Cultural Adventures to Take Near Newcastle

During my semester studying abroad in London, I took many weekend getaways throughout Europe. Yet, some of my favorite trips were the day excursions I took within the country. England is a treasure trove of quaint towns, impressive palaces and vibrant green landscape (one perk to all the rain)! Many[...]

The Best Cities for the Art Connoisseur

One of my favorite ways to tour a new city is by delving into the art scene. For some cities, that might mean paying a visit (or two) to a famous museum while other destinations might take me to the street to view innovative graffiti and politically-driven murals. Fashion is also an art, as is music and I enjoy learning about these aspects just as much as I do traditional artwork. Here are ten cit[...]

Getting Crafty in Emilia-Romagna

Italy is almost synonymous with food and that's especially true in the Emilia-Romagna region. During the course of the week, I had the chance to get crafty and I enjoyed every minute of it. Below are five of my favorite interactive experiences that I recommend for any bohemian traveler heading to Northern Italy. In a perfect world, I'd suggest spending three days in Bologna and then spending the r[...]

Street Art Guide to Clarion Alley

As great as the weather is in the San Francisco Bay Area, I’ve been missing the street art that I got so used to seeing near my apartment in Bushwick, Brooklyn. With that in mind, I headed to the trendy Mission District for a stroll through the mural-packed Clarion Alley, located between Valencia and Mission Streets.The Clarion Alley Mural Project (CAMP) reminds me a little of the Bushwick[...]

New York Artist Kito Mbiango

When it comes to artistic talent, sometimes living in New York makes me feel like I'm a kid in a candy shop. Today's featured artist is Kito Mbiango and while he currently lives in the Big Apple, he has traveled all around the world. His work reflects many of these travels and what draws me in the most is his clever use of color. See below for the full interview.Kito, how did you find your way[...]

New York Photojournalist Megan Snedden

Not only does Megan Snedden have an awesome first name, but she's one of the most inspirational people I've met here in New York...and that's saying something. I recently took a photography workshop she was teaching and learned not only how to take better pictures, but I learned more about Megan as a person. Read below for her full story.Megan, when did you first discover your love for trave[...]