“be here—“, a guest poem

Bethany Rogers is a Michigan native who enjoys coffee, traveling, running, the moon, wine and puns. Here, swoon at her poetry with me: be here — “Let’s get outta here,” adventure cries, her scattered little soul[…]

Falling in Love with The Fear

As exhilarating as traveling is, even well experienced travelers know that it can be frightening sometimes. Yes, you may know where you are going and you may have everything planned out down to the last[…]

Festivals Abroad: Summer 2015

  Although summer hasn’t technically begun (June 21 can’t come soon enough!), the season of music festivals is already well underway! Each year, the number of music festivals worldwide continues to grow, and while being abroad[…]

Manage Your Manners

During the 5 years I lived in Japan I committed my fair share of cultural faux pas. Dressing incorrectly, saying the wrong thing, exposing my misunderstanding of basic social rules… I unwittingly checked all of[…]