AK Monthly Recap: January 2018

AK Monthly Recap: January 2018

This month was all about moving. In fact, I didn’t leave New York once within the month. This is the third time in two years that I’ve gone a full month without leaving the city, and I’ve made my peace with it, but I’m looking forward to...
Off the Beaten Path in Italy — A Tour by Vespa!

Off the Beaten Path in Italy — A Tour by Vespa!

The following branded content post is brought to you by The Vespa Trip, an easy and fun way to tour Italy while riding a Vespa. As soon as I heard about this trip, it sounded awesome and I had the feeling you guys would love hearing about it! One of my favorite travel...
The Biggest Mistakes New York Tourists Make

The Biggest Mistakes New York Tourists Make

New York is a dream destination for so many travelers. And there are so many things to do in the city, it’s overwhelming. Perhaps that’s why so many tourists end up staying firmly on the beaten path, afraid to venture out of their comfort zone in the...
AK Monthly Recap: December 2017

AK Monthly Recap: December 2017

This was a year for rebuilding. I wrote in last December’s post that 2016 was a difficult year in many ways. I had such high hopes for 2016 that I ignored how bad things were going, but by the time the election rolled around, I felt deflated — and admitted...
This Year, Join Me in a 12-Book Reading Challenge

This Year, Join Me in a 12-Book Reading Challenge

Every other year, I take on an ambitious 52-book reading challenge. This year, I want to do something easier with less pressure — and I’d like you to join me. How about we all do a simple reading challenge together? The Challenge: 12 Books in 2018 One per...
My Worst Travel Moments of 2017

My Worst Travel Moments of 2017

Travel isn’t only about the good times. Don’t be fooled by the perfect photos and smiling selfies — behind all the awesome times on social media are the times when you’re racing for a flight and terrified you’re about to miss it. The...