In my early teens, I lived in a French-speaking country and was on my way to becoming fluent in the language. Then I went back home and the learning stopped. It is now time to take care of the unfinished business – all thanks to travel.
How can an airline advertise their in-flight services and make it memorable? Virgin Atlantic took to the streets of New York City. Here’s what they did.
Where to find some of the best coffee, pastries and chocolate in Slovenia’s capital, as recommended by locals
Krakow-native Angelika Janosz lists her favorite spots around town where you can “sit, drink, eat, and spend a few hours talking.” Here’s where to go for casual eats in Krakow’s Old Town and Kazimierz. neighborhood.
On the Road
A look back at volunteering in Ecuador with Chicago’s Greenheart Travel
An unexpected invitation from a traveler-turned-tour operator led to a fun dinner party in Ljubljana and a great welcome back to Slovenia.
A look inside the small craft brewery downtown Kenosha, which started as a home-based operation
The historic Palmer House lobby downtown Chicago is my go-to place for afternoon tea and cocktails served in an elegant setting.
The Same Sky is a travel memoir recounting a young expat’s journey through Southeast Asia in search of inner peace after a painful breakup.
Sihpromatum is a young woman’s memoir of backpacking with her family through China and Mongolia. Initially an unwanted disruption of her comfortable life, the journey transforms the author into an explorer with a new perspective on the world.
Vancouver-native, New York City-based writer Debbie Yee Lan Wong talks about her travel memoir “The Same Sky – A Traveler’s Quest for Redemption and Peace.”
Chicago-native Michael Patrick Thornton discusses the Gift Theater – a storefront theater company he co-founded in the neighborhood where he grew up.