Passport to Comedy: Hyatt's Humorous Approach to Hotels

This post was sponsored by Hyatt Gold Passport and the Hyatt Regency brand as part of an Influencer Activation for Influence Central. I’m sure we can all say that choosing the right hotel can make or break your trip, right? Even if you’re only there to crash at night, you still want to feel comf[...]

Brooklyn's Most Impressive Street Art

In April I moved to Brooklyn and it didn't take me long to discover just how alive the street art scene is here. My new neighborhood is Bushwick, which seems to be the main hub for graffiti artists. A few weeks ago I wrote about how I discovered the existence of the Bushwick Collective and shared a few images.I first stumbled upon this outdoor gallery while on my way to drop off my first month[...]

Interview with Alexandra Potter: Traveler and Author Extraordinaire

It's not everyday that you get to chat with your favorite fiction writer but that's exactly what happened when I decided to reach out to Alexandra Potter on Twitter a few weeks ago. I was in the middle of reading one of her books, You're The One That I Don't Want, and was in near hysterics at a particular moment in the story. I decided to tweet how much I was enjoying the book and a few minutes la[...]

Crazy Creative Street Art in Zagreb

I only spent two days in Zagreb but luckily I managed to see an absurd amount of innovative street art before leaving. Our group was a bit unlucky with weather during our time in Zagreb but when the sun did shine, it was simply glorious. On my last night in town and during the last remaining hour of sunlight, I wandered toward the train tracks to spot graffiti.There is a long public wall along[...]

Motivational Murals of Indy

Before connecting the dots that I'd be visiting Indianapolis during the Indy 500 weekend, my main reason for heading the midwestern city was to check out their new Cultural Trail. I've always thought of Indy as more of a sports destination than anything else so when I learned about this urban bike and pedestrian connecting five of their downtown districts, I was eager to experience this for myself[...]

Local Street Art Culture in Beirut

This is a guest post by Aline Mayard of was such a beautiful, cosmopolitan, and vibrant city in the 50’s and 60’s that it was known as the Paris of the Middle East. But the country was stroke by a civil war from 1975 to 1990 leaving the city in ruins.Ever since the 90s, the people of Lebanon have been rebuilding Beirut (without any urbanism plan). High-end towers and tre[...]