Seville Feria de Abril

Seville Feria de Abril

Seville Feria de Abril One of the best things about living in Seville was that there was always a festival or celebration of sorts going on. When I picked up and moved my life to Spain in the Spring of 2015 I arrived to Seville on the first of April.  This was the...
Rome Travel Guide

Rome Travel Guide

I landed in Rome back in 2013 for my first solo trip and hit the ground running. It was 48 hours of scrambling around the city trying to hit all the tourist landmarks. Although it was one of my favorite trips, I prefer slower travel. Recently, I was able to visit this...
A Day in The Life of an Importer

A Day in The Life of an Importer

Curious what a day looks like when I’m on a sourcing trip? Here’s a sneak peek at a day in the life of an importer (I prefer the title of Treasure Hunter:)) 8am: Wake up and enjoy a delicious Moroccan breakfast (holy crap, lucky duck…you’re in...
Mud Cloth 101

Mud Cloth 101

So you keep hearing the word “mud cloth”. But what is it?? Let me break it down for you… Traditionally, these textiles are called bogolanfinis. BOGO meaning “earth” or “mud”, LAN meaning “with” and FINI meaning “cloth”. Hence why we call them mud...
Costa Rica – Travel Guide

Costa Rica – Travel Guide

My time in Tamarindo was unique in that I was visiting for three weeks while volunteering through a program called workaway. Through this platform you volunteer in exchange for accommodation and meals. It was over these three weeks that I fell in love with the pura...