Category Graffiti

Waking up in Bangkok

After 8,761 miles, 20 hours of flying and three months of anticipation the day had finally come for me to wake up in Bangkok. The smell of burning incense filled the air, while the sound of firecrackers popped along the banks echoing back and forth as morning rituals got underway. With half a plan we caught a boat […]

Chefchaouen: Funky Blue Medina

With our broken Arabic and minimal French we snagged a petite taxi from Tangier to Chefchaouen. A 4 hour, very hilarious, very mountainous, very oh-my-god-we-might-just-die ride. The driver was cooky and fearless… to say the least. Nestled in the middle of the Rif Mountains this blue city stands out among its brown and green backdrop […]

Street Art – Lisboa Edition!

There are few things I love more than hunting for street art – eyes combing back and forth wandering medinas and squares looking for that personal touch of local artistic expression. Fortunately, in Lisbon you do not have to look far. From the rubble of decaying buildings sprout political triumphs. Winding alleyways recount tales of Fado’s woeful past. Religious figures, along […]

In Love With Lisbon!

Lisboa, my love!  Abrigada! After an uneventful 9 hour bus ride from Madrid I made my way over to Lisbon, Portugal. Everything was bright.  Everything was booming. Everything was beautiful. I stayed at the Golden Tram Hostel (perfection), and from there went on the best free walking tour with John Doe Tours (Hi Alex!). Bombino, my favorite nomadic […]

And Madrid I Did.

Travel blogging while traveling is proving to be very difficult as there is so much to do, see, taste… drink.  And personally I’d rather be anywhere when the sun is out but next to a computer (see: why I quit my job). So here is Madrid in mainly photos. I wish I had more to […]