Although I was only in Portland for a few days, I did my best to explore as many neighborhoods as possible. If you’ve never been to Portland, let’s start with some basic orientation to help get your bearings. The city is divided by the Willamette River, with the more walkable neighborhoods on the west side and
Earlier this month I finally checked Portland off my travel bucket list only to discover that I want to check it off again and again. This city is effortlessly fascinating and everything from the gritty street art to the farm to table culinary scene tops the charts. If you’re from Portland you probably already know
The irony that I’m finally sitting down to write this post mere days after moving to Brooklyn is not lost on me. Not that I’m a Manhattan snob, because I’ve been aware of Brooklyn’s awesomeness for a few years now, but it’s just one of those posts that keeps getting pushed back. So, in honor
In case you haven’t read any of my excited Tweets from last week, I’ve recently partnered with Springpad to create my very own notebook for their online store. The notebook is called the Bohemian Travel Planner and it’s completely free to download. If you’re not familiar with Springpad, I suggest you giving it a try.
I’ve written about London neighborhoods before and that’s because there are so many fabulous ones to explore. During my semester abroad, I spent any free moment I had simply wandering around London. Similar to New York, I found that each area had its own distinct personality and that’s not the case in every city. This
Going off of our Neighborhood Guide to Santiago, here is an indie twist for the avant-garde traveler. Here are 5 ways Brasil is one of the best neighborhoods in my Santiago, Chile travel guide: 1. Bohemian Lifestyle For a truly bohemian experience, I recommend staying in the Brasil neighborhood of Santiago. The area is a
I write about London a lot, partly because I briefly lived in the Rainy City but also because it is one of the most inspiring cities for finding global art and culture. On my recent trip to Europe, I managed to squeeze in a few days in London somewhere in between Berlin and Paris. It
Every once in awhile I feel especially inspired to write about my home away from travel. That would be New York City, where I’ve been based for just over three years now. I’ve lived in a few different neighborhoods but some of my favorite NYC spots are rather underrated, even among locals. Here are 5
Compared to other global cities, Helsinki is relatively small in geographic size and population, making it easily navigated by foot or bike. During my stay in here, I got to know the different neighborhoods fairly well. Each is unique in its own way and adds to the innovative complexity of the city as a whole.
While there are many neighborhoods in and around Oslo, there are four main areas ideal for travelers interested in global art and culture. Check out this city guide to Oslo for the best recommendations: City Center Most travelers visiting Oslo are sure to stay near the city center. The historical center is called Kvadraturen and