Viewing the Northern Lights

As a lifelong native of New York City, I’m often amazed at everything the City has to offer. Skyscrapers color the skyline and pierce through clouds, often defying the laws of gravity. The bustle of New Yorkers and the fact that every city-goer has a real appreciation for time, energizes me. However, the same qualities […]

Gaston Depusoir

The Portuguese Coast: Lessons in Self Care

Self-care is a part of our wellness ritual that often falls by the wayside in an over-scheduled, hyper-connected world. We are often too busy taking care of everything and everyone around us that we forget to take time for ourselves. That’s where travel comes in: it punctuates our experience with the visceral world, offering perspective […]

Latham Thomas

24 Hours in Konya

“There is a candle in your heart, ready to be kindled. There is a void in your soul, ready to be filled. You feel it, don’t you?” ― Rumi If you’ve ever been touched by the words of Rumi, you owe it to yourself to visit his home. Though not his birthplace, Jalal ad-Din Muhammad […]

Chantal Blake

Cooking for a Cause in Marrakech

Morocco’s “Red City” has been attracting visitors from around the world for decades. Once a popular trading hub, Marrakech has become a must-see destination amongst travelers for its exotic Jemaa al-Fnaa square, historical architecture, and fertile valleys. But in the long shadows cast from opulent palaces of past dynasties, towering minarets, and five-star hotels, exists […]

Chantal Blake

5 Ways to Travel More Without Quitting Your Job

It seems every week there’s another story of someone who quit their job and flew off to some far corner of the globe to spend the next decade, or the rest of their life, “on vacation.” As tempting as those stories may be, they can also be unrealistic, overly idealistic and sometimes dishonest. Many of […]

Wanderlust Simply