Violin: A Love Poem to the City of OrangesAdventure, airbnb, backpacker, Backpacking, City Guide, Culture, Europe, history, networking, Poetry, Road Trip, Spain, Travel, travel writing, travelblog, writingArt, backpacker, Backpacking, bohemian, design, eruopean, eurail, euro trip, gypsy, inspiration, journalism, journalist, literary, literature, memoir, news, personal essay, poet, Poetry, prosaic, prose, romani, songwriting, Spain, travel, travel spain, travel writer, travelblog, travelblogging, Traveling, vacation, vagabond, valencia, valencian, visit spain, writers life, writerslife, Writing
Bohemian nights in Valencia where the gypsies shred violins into the coming dark “Rhythmic swells reverberate trough my lungs. The back streets of Valencia. Back street Europe. Romani enclaves and gypsy parts of town. We’ll sit here in the Plaça de la Virgen with our stiff sangria, smartly bashful in red-faced delerium. For it is Spring…
On Arabic Sweets and the Middle East: KunafaAnthropology, Art, asia, Backpacking, Blogging, City Guide, Culture, Food, foodie, gastronome, Gastronomia, Gastronomy, history, Islam, Istanbul, Jordan, Middle East, recipe, Travel, travel writing, Turkey
All of these things are true… I had been in Jordan for several weeks and my love affair with Arabian sweets had reached a lofty peak. In fact, I would begin and end each day with a platter of pastries, smothered in honeys and syrups that would flood through heaps of pistachios on my plate. Then it happened… I…
Kansas City Travel Guide: The Locals Take on Restaurants, Bars, Shops, and MoreAdventure, City Guide, Kansas City, Travel, travel writing, travelblog, travelblogger, traveler, writingAdventure, adventure travel, American Road Trip, Backpacking, food blog, food guide, kansas, Kansas City, kansas city missouri, KCMO, lifestyle, midwest, Missouri, Road Trip, shopping, travel, Travel Blog, travel blogger, travel guide, travel writer, travel writing, travelblog, Traveling, Travelogue, wanderlust, weekender, wine, wine blog
No longer the Midwest’s flyover town, KC is striding forward with newfound vigor and a burgeoning sense of self which has the world watching — as if to say, ooh, what’s all this? When juice bars replace steakhouses and the maker movement is now commonplace, you know something interesting is brewing.
New York City and the Hunt for Turkish Shoes.#WisdomWednesday, Art, Backpacking, Blogging, City Guide, Culture, memoir, NYC, Review, Travel, travel writing, USA, writing
It was during my long and dusty sojourn in the Middle East, wandering collapsed, ruined villages, haggling through ancient markets that I first encountered the yemeni, or Turkish slipper. Now, i’m not the most fashion-driven or even fashionable guy, but the effortless, dare I say, timeless cool. Travelblogger and Novelist, Nicholas Andriani takes on fashion…