How to Connect with Locals While Traveling

After years of practice and many beautiful friendships to show for it, I’ve learned how to get into the veins of a place and create meaningful connections with its people. Watch this live workshop and download the freebie guide to learn how to connect with locals in a meaningful way!

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Top 5 Tools for Learning Italian Fast

So you want to learn Italian but don't have much time? No problem! You can learn Italian fast using some of the tips I've put to use in the past 7 years that I've been learning, from newbie to fluency! When I was 20, I studied abroad in a tiny village in Tuscany (which changed my life). Before studying abroad, I knew I wanted to be able to communicate with the locals...

girl with open arms over beautiful rooftop view in italy

Travel & Immortality

What would you choose: fight and die but be known forever or live a long, peaceful life but be forgotten? Like the Greeks, I find this human lust for immortality fascinating and have wondered how much of what we do is subconsciously tied to this innate desire to be known forever, to be immortal. Surprisingly, it even ties into travel habits and the way we document our experiences...