Posts tagged "wanderlust"

Wanderlust: One Day In Baltimore

On the day of my arrival in Baltimore, a friend tipped me off to an altercation that happened between police and a young Black man at the same junction where Freddie Gray

Tiffanie Drayton | May 5, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Wanderlust: It’s Good To Be Home

When I stepped out of the airport in Trinidad and Tobago, the first thing I noticed was the beautiful, sprawling green mountains that have welcomed me back “home” every time…

Tiffanie Drayton | April 8, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Wanderlust: Sometimes, You Just Got To Go With The Flow

Last week, I wrote about knowing and accepting when it’s time to move on. I’ve been getting that itch lately, telling me that it is time to leave the Big…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 24, 2015 - 2:30 pm

Wanderlust: On Failing Plans & Learning To Move On

I arrived on The Big Island on the night before New Year’s Eve. It was the cheapest day to fly and even though I would’ve preferred to spend the holidays…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 17, 2015 - 2:20 pm

Wanderlust: I May Be Smitten, But I Will Not Be Your Educator

I’ve written before about “distancing myself From white people” to avoid being constantly subjected to racial and cultural insensitivity. After years of dealing with well-meaning, but often ill-informed or inexperienced…

Tiffanie Drayton | March 2, 2015 - 1:15 pm

Wanderlust: Finding Community While Traveling Alone

I was casually strolling down a sunny Hawaiian street in the small town of Captain Cook alongside a new girlfriend I hadmade a few weeks earlier, when a man pulled…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 23, 2015 - 12:10 pm

Wanderlust: A Pit Stop At The ER & Why You Should Travel With Health Insurance

The only thing I didn’t consider when planning this solo traveling adventure is that I might end up in hospital. Sadly, I did.
I woke up in a pool of…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 9, 2015 - 12:40 pm

Wanderlust: 8 Types Of Guys To Avoid On An Island Vacation

Solo traveling can be a great opportunity to meet cool adventurers, especially for single ladies looking to spice up their love lives or have a little fun with dudes with…

Tiffanie Drayton | February 2, 2015 - 12:15 pm

Wanderlust: I’m Not Afraid To Travel Alone

I am traveling alone through the islands of Hawaii and I am a young woman. I am not worrying about getting raped every moment of my journey, unlike writer Tara…

Tiffanie Drayton | January 23, 2015 - 12:00 pm

Weekend Playlist: The Frisky’s Ultimate Road Trip Mix

To cap off our Wanderlust content, what could be more fitting than a road trip playlist? Besides a car, gas money, and comfy pants, there’s really nothing more integral to…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 5, 2013 - 10:00 am

How To Come Back From Vacation Without Being A Jerk

We all know the trope: a young college student leaves the country for the first time and then returns home acting the part of a world-weary jetsetting dilettante.

Lilit Marcus | May 3, 2013 - 3:00 pm

10 Travel Apps To Make Any Trip Better

Smartphones are a way of life these days. I take mine everywhere, and look at it approximately 3,458 times a day. With so much time and attention lavished on our…

Julie Gerstein | May 3, 2013 - 1:00 pm

Travel Porn: 15 Otherworldly Travel Destinations On Planet Earth

Unfortunately, unless you’re Richard Branson or a card-carrying member of NASA, it’s not looking good that you’ll be able to vacation on another planet anytime soon. Instead of mourning the…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | May 2, 2013 - 3:00 pm

A Practical Guide To Picking Guys Up At The Airport

I’m no longer a single traveler, but I was, OH I WAS, for most of my 20s. And not to big myself up or anything, but I did well at…

Ami Angelowicz | May 2, 2013 - 9:00 am

Who’s Your Favorite Person To Travel With, And Why?

Traveling with the right person or group can turn even a weekend at the beach into an unforgettable experience. On the other hand, traveling with the wrong person can turn…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | May 1, 2013 - 2:00 pm

Etsy Spotlight: Travel-Themed Jewelry To Celebrate Your Journey

We’ve been sharing our favorite travel tips, stories and destinations with you the past couple of weeks, so it seemed like a good time to pick out some of our…

Julie Gerstein | April 30, 2013 - 4:00 pm

7 Simple Conversations With My French Lover Made Possible With Google Translation

A month and a half ago, I went to France for a week and while I was there, I took a French lover. He was a 24-year-old waiter that I…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | April 30, 2013 - 10:00 am

5 Reasons AirBnB Is Way Better Than A Hotel

I’ve mentioned AirBnB in a few of my traveling posts, most recently the story of my roadtrip from Portland to Nashville. Ever since my boyfriend Nick and I discovered the…

Winona Dimeo-Ediger | April 30, 2013 - 9:00 am

14 Must-See Hello Kitty Destinations For The Hello Kitty Fanatic

Hello Kitty was born in 1974, and since then, the beloved Sanrio character has only grown in popularity, as evidenced by the plethora of travel options that will fulfill every…

Rachel Kramer Bussel | April 29, 2013 - 12:00 pm

26 Travel Tips To Make Any Journey Better

When it comes to traveling, the best motto is probably “Keep It Simple, Stupid.” It’s really easy to overwhelm yourself by packing too many things, or making too many plans.

Julie Gerstein | April 29, 2013 - 10:00 am
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