The ONE Question I Always ask Locals

Looking to explore more off the beaten path travel? Every trip I take, I make it a point to speak with locals. It doesn’t have to be a deep moving conversation (though it can be if the interaction moves that way), but I always make a strong effort to connect in some way. My favorite […]

Exploring DUMBO with Made in Brooklyn Tours

I recently took a super quick trip to New York for the Travel+SocialGood Summit (now re-branded as Impact Travel Alliance). The theme of this year’s summit was sustainable tourism, focusing in on the UN Sustainable Development Goals set forth for 2017. As with all good conferences, TSG set up a handful of tour options for […]

Hometown Tourism: Commuting can be exploring, too

I love hometown tourism. Given that days are kept at a very limiting 24-hours, and I’m physically unable to add a third job to the roster to help fund my travel addiction; exploring all the corners of Boston has become not only a hobby, but also a deeply necessary coping mechanism. When I learned about […]

Underground at Ink Block: Boston’s new art park

Though I’m not typically one for mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, sometimes just browsing can introduce you to cool new places/brands/people you might not have discovered otherwise. That’s exactly what happened last week when I was bored on the train home and just sorta… scrolling-scrolling-scrolling. I stopped on a brightly-colored post by someone I follow locally. […]

5 Stages of Returning from a Great Trip

Just a heads up that this post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links are great in that you can grab the product at no extra cost to you, but I get a teeny-tiny percentage of that sale (its like getting recognition for advertising services  I already love!)   If you’ve ever taken a course in psychology, […]