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…
The Better Cheddar: Ode to Kansas City#mondaymotivation, American Cheese Society, backpacker, Backpacking, cheese, Cheesemonger, education, gastronome, Gastronomia, Gastronomy, Kansas City, Road Trip, Travel, travel writing, travelblog, travelblogger, traveler, writing
Oh, the Better Cheddar, Where would I be without you? Words fail me: “world’s best collection of cheeses, chocolates, charcuterie, and condiments” or “a true American gem, ode to the celebration of good food, good times, good company.”
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Appalachian Road Trip and Terrible Photo Journal: From the Archives of 2014:
from the archives of 2014: “With only enough time to unpack from our trip to Portland Jaclyn suggests we rent a jalopy and drive our tired souls to North Carolina for the High Point Furniture Market.”
New York City in 24 Hours: Where to Eat. Sleep.
Experience New York City like a local. Expert tips on where to eat, what to see and do in a weekend or layover.
Abbot Kinney Part II: ZenBunniairbnb, American Road Trip, Art, Backpacking, Blogging, california, City Guide, Food, foodie, gastronome, Gastronomia, Gastronomy, Review, Road Trip, Travel, travel writing, USA
We stumbled away from Another Kind of Sunrise high on good food and despite this the lure of chocolate never wore off. I felt like a child longing for a view into Willie Wonka’s chocolate factory. Knowing that what lies beyond contained the secret of cacao alchemica; that is, the transformation of cacao from plant to…