Beans on Toast: Dividing Cultures Since Sliced Bread

It’s no secret that the British love toast. LOVE it. As a snack, a meal, a craving, a delight. Americans, on the other hand, also like toast. I wouldn’t go […]

Travel Writing When You Can’t Travel: A Paradox and How to Solve It

In a way, sometimes good, sometimes bad, travel writing and especially travel blogging, can become rather…self-centered and based solely on one’s own experiences. Again, this can be fine if done […]

20 Publications That Pay for Travel Writing in 2021

Sometimes it feels as though the world has stopped. The travel world, anyways. However, I’m here to tell you, travel writing is NOT dead! Least of all, freelance writing. Sure, […]

Skool Beans—Iceland’s Most Magical Coffee on Wheels

Come for the scenery, stay for the coffee. The world’s most perfect café…is on a school bus. Visitors and travelers to Iceland, especially coffee lovers, have likely discovered the gems […]

Dark Magic: Exploring Latvia’s Artisanal Bean-to-Bar Chocolate

I thought I knew chocolate. I’ve certainly loved chocolate since I first tried it, like most people—but lessons learned from an up-and-coming Latvian chocolate company have flipped my cacao-based worldview […]

A Crack in the Ice: Navigating Estonia’s Ice Highways

Ice, road trip, and no seatbelts? Sounds like a raucous and reckless adventure from the 1950s. If you’re yearning for an outdoor adventure this year, take a spin on Europe’s […]