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…
Three Chinese Fables to Guide Your LifeAcademia, Adventure, Anthropology, Art, asia, asian studies, folklore, inspiration, literary fiction, literary nonfiction, Mythology, philosophy, study abroad, the university of missouri, the writers life, Thought Provoking, Travel, travel writing, travelblog, travelblogger, traveler, writing, yokaiasian studies, backpacker, Backpacking, Bian Heh, buddhism, chan, China, chinese, Chinese studies, chu, chuwen, Confucianism, east asian studies, fable, folklore, lao tzu, laotzi, legend, literary studies, narrative, novelist, parable, philosopher, philosophy, storytelling, Tao, tao te ching, taoism, travel, travelblog, Traveling, writers life, zen
Many Chinese fables tell an entertaining story to illustrate a moral lesson. Here are a few such stories. Stopping Halfway, Never Comes One’s Day In the Warring States Period, in the state of Wei lived a man called Leyangtsi. His wife was very angelic and virtuous, who was loved and respected dearly by the husband. One day, Leyangtsi…
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.