This is fittingly the 100th post on my blog. I started this blog when I left NYC in 2014 in search of bigger and better things. Actually “running away” is a better way to describe it. I’ve had to move back to NYC for a couple months for work, and this is how I felt about […]
“Not all those who wander are lost” is a classic quote coined by J.R.R. Tolkien and is the adopted motto of many wanderlusters as they journey across the world. I’ve seen the quote splashed across Facebook cover photos and tweeted out on social media countless times. A perpetual favorite of travelers, the quote glamorizes those who […]
Hostels are a great place to meet new friends and fellow travelers, and those that have stayed in a hostel would be able to relate to participating in the icebreaking activity called “Where are you from?”, “How long are you traveling for?”, and “Where are you going next?” Florianopolis was my first stop after leaving […]
My favorite restaurant in Florianopolis is an American-run cafe/restaurant in Lagoa de Conceição, called Café Cultura. It’s a cute cafe with great coffee, desserts, meals, and free wifi (password california). Besides the very friendly waiters, my favorite thing about the cafe is all the inspirational quotes they print on their placemats.
On the day after my 25th birthday, I was sitting in a hostel my Buenos Aires (Hostel Estoril Terraza, great hostel by the way), and decided to write a public message on Facebook about my trip. Prior to leaving New York in the middle of January, I had only told a couple close friends about […]