How To Improve Your Photography Skills

How To Improve Your Photography Skills

‘Photos are the only way to hold onto what you knew – because the moments they show never change, while the people in them do.’ Pictures are our window into the past. They are a chance to capture a moment forever and to remember and cherish these moments when life changes, which inevitably will. Whether you want to become a professional photographer or just take better travel or family photos, here are some tips to improve your photography skills. Continue reading

Weekly Small Pleasures #126

Weekly Small Pleasures #126

So this week I was checking out an acoustic duo (Jenny & Tyler) on Spotify and suddenly they were singing about Christmastime. And then another Christmas song came after that. Apparently, I reached their Christmas album. I admit I let a few songs play before moving on to a different band. So, that’s my first Christmas music of the season. I’m excited about Christmas. I always am because it has always meant a happy time in my life, even during hard times. Continue reading

How to Connect to a Destination More Deeply

How to Connect to a Destination More Deeply

Travel is a fantastic experience, but with so much of the modern travel culture and industry being commercialised and sold to us in pre-packaged holiday bundles and obligatory social media snaps, how can we ensure that we really connect to our destinations in a deeper way? Continue reading

5 Freelancing Careers To Work From Anywhere

5 Freelancing Careers To Work From Anywhere

Millennials are more digital-savvy and open-minded than previous generations and they are also more likely to get itchy feet very early in their lives. How can you blame them? Millennials have grown up in a world where they could instantly talk to someone at the other side of the planet. It’s only natural to want to see the reality of the great melting culture pot promoted by the Internet. And thanks to the internet there are many ways to make money by freelancing.  Continue reading

Top 99 Cities Around the World For Graffiti Art

Top 99 Cities Around the World For Graffiti Art

We talked about 7 of the best street art cities in the world before, but today I bring you 99. Whether you call it street art, urban art, or graffiti art, it is coating cities across the globe. It becomes art when it’s no longer a form of vandalism. Talented artists, famous and not as much, are using colorful strokes to portray important social messages as well as to cheer up otherwise depressing or hidden spaces. Continue reading

Monthly Best: September 2017

Monthly Best: September 2017

What a month! Life changing. I’m a mom now. Kinda crazy. Well, since August 24th. So, I’ve spent September adjusting to this new life, which is hard to adjust to because every week is different with a newborn. But it has been getting a bit easier over time. Continue reading

7 Reasons to Visit Dordogne, France

7 Reasons to Visit Dordogne, France

France is an alluring country – one that most people associate Paris, the city of love, with. However, there is so much more to see in the French countryside. Dordogne is one of France’s largest regions, home to 1000 medieval castles and chateaux, cobblestoned streets, quaint historical villages and towns barely touched by the modern world. After you’ve read about these 7 reasons to visit Dordogne, you’ll certainly want to add it to your list of places to go. Continue reading

7 Online Jobs You Can Do For Extra Money

7 Online Jobs You Can Do For Extra Money

The Internet has made it possible nowadays to work at home or from practically any place with a computer and an online connection. Ideal to enjoy the atmosphere of your favourite coffee shop or at a B&B with a view of the ocean. It’s not that difficult to get into an Internet gig, but before you take the plunge, it’s best to do your homework first. There are a lot of online jobs to choose from. You’ll want to consider whether your skills are suited for the work involved. Here are some of the more popular jobs on the web right now.

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Dear Mexico City… (And An Easy Way To Help)

Dear Mexico City… (And An Easy Way To Help)

This week, an earthquake of 7.1 hit Mexico City and surrounding states. The epicenter was quite close so it caused a lot more damage than the 8.1 earthquake that occurred about a week earlier. The city is in shock, in crisis, and scrambling to help each other in any way they can. Many buildings collapsed, thousands injured, many missing, and hundreds dead. It was the deadliest since the destructive earthquake in 1985 that happened on the same day of the year!  Continue reading