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...
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...
Where it all Began…

Where it all Began…

When I was a little girl, growing up in Saratoga Springs, NY, my siblings and I spent our weekends being dragged to antique shops, flea markets, and old barns that were crumbling and filled with “junk” . I dreaded these days and didn’t understand the...