5 Ways to Inspire the Young Girls in Your Life to Travel

I’ve always been a traveler at heart. I have always dreamed of far off places and cultures different than mine. That’s because I had amazing women in my life that inspired me to live a life of travel. From a young age, my mother always made me feel like the world was my oyster. As I grew, she encouraged me to pursue my love of adventure.

International Day of the Girl recently passed and it made me think about how important it is to pass this love of travel on to all the little girls that will come after me. I want every little girl out there to know that she can travel to far off places and have amazing adventures. Travel helps end prejudice and instill confidence, two things that will make the world a better place for all women.Continue reading

Check out this awesome interview with traveler Nicole Trilivas, who recently wrote her debut novel, Girls Who Travel.

Weekend Wanderers: Author of Girls Who Travel, Nicole Trilivas

Welcome to the Weekend Wanderer series! Once or twice a month, I will feature an interview with a traveler who is doing something unique or exciting in their adventures across the globe. Have an exciting adventure you’d like to share? Shoot me an email at [email protected]

As you guys know, my travels are often inspired by books. So when fellow wanderer, Nicole Trilivas reached out and offered me a copy of her new novel Girls Who Travel, I jumped at the chance to learn about her inspiration with a quick interview. I was absolutely captivated by the book and found I couldn’t put it down. I found myself identifying a lot with Kika, the main character, and her struggles as a traveler trying to merge back into ordinary life. Definitely suggest checking it out!Continue reading

6 Books that Inspire Wanderlust

6 Books That Inspire Wanderlust

I’ve got a confession, guys. I’m a full-blown book nerd. Honestly, I’ll read pretty much anything from non-fiction history novels to the sappiest of romances. It’s a hobby that works very well with my love of travel since I’ve always felt that a good book can transport you to a new place or time. Here are a few suggestions of books that inspire wanderlust!Continue reading

The best of Italy can be found in the lesser known small towns! These smaller villages have the old time charm that larger Italian cities are lacking. Here are 7 small towns in Italy you must visit!
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7 Picturesque Small Towns You Must Visit in Italy

The first thing that comes to mind when you think of Italy might be the winding canals of Venice or the ancient sights in Rome, but the most beautiful parts can be found in the villages and small towns in Italy. There you can see the authentic Italian culture that might be missing in the bigger cities. Here are seven small towns in Italy you must visit!Continue reading