London gets a bad rap for weather. Yes it rains pretty frequently, but it’s typically a light rain, and you gain an appreciation for nice weather. London is also city with a world class art scene and an extensive array of public parks. It would make sense to go through some effort to find unions where […]Read more "An Expression of Aesthetics in Kensington Gardens"
You hear it all the time. “Traveling affords you the opportunity to meet so many great people!” But what if you’re just not super comfortable jumping headfirst into strangers’ lives? What if you can’t just beam sunshine and draw the innermost feelings out of people upon first meeting them? If the idea of absorbing an […]Read more "Applying Susan Cain’s “Quiet” to Travel"
It was the last day of the San Isidro festival in Madrid and I took a train from central Madrid out to Las Ventas. Las Ventas is in an eastern area of Madrid and home to the city’s premier bull ring. It’s the kind of place that has tapas bars dedicated to bullfighting and where […]Read more "A Madrileno Bullfight"
This post contains descriptions of Dismaland that are better left to your untarnished initial experience. Leave if you don’t want the experience explained to you. (The exhibit is no longer showing and has been sent to serve as shelter for refugees in Calais). Getting there is easy enough. From London, you can catch a train […]Read more "Inside Banksy’s Dismaland"
Songs have the power to evoke emotion and move people. One emotion evoked for any reader of this blog will be the one to get out and go. I give you: the top 5 wanderlust playlist! Frank Turner – I Am Disappeared “And on the worst days when it feels like life weights 10,000 tonnes, I […]Read more "Top 5 Wanderlust Songs"