Maria Mulata, street art in Cartagena

Street Art: Colors of Cartagena

Street Art in Cartagena Cartagena is already so full of vibrant color; it’s hard to imagine street art wouldn’t get lost in the kaleidoscope. Beyond the colonial architecture, doors and…

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Food for Thought with Mapping Megan

The Food for Thought series explores travelers’ relationships with food as they explore new places and cultures. As we meet new people in our travels, we love to learn what they grew up…

Chontaduro Cart

Heavenly Colombian Fruit

Traveling in Colombia we loved exploring colonial towns, learning some history, appreciating architecture and getting out into nature. Then there was the fruit! We spent a fair amount of time…

Bogota Mural Candelaria

Street Art: Bogota’s Cultural Renaissance

Bogota Street Art Bogota has come a long way through a turbulent history. Still often ranked toward the bottom in terms of livability and called one of the ugliest capitals around, street artists…

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Food for Thought with Viet World Kitchen

Through the Food for Thought interview series, we explore what it means when we say “to truly experience a culture, you must taste it.” Food often helps us make meaningful connections that we…

Ushuaia Wall

Street Art: The Evolution of Graffiti

Graffiti. Art? Eyesore? Vandalism or outlet of free expression? Does it bring a neighborhood down, or can it raise one up? Moving to New York in the late 80s, there…

Palomino Sunset, along our Colombia travel route

Colombia Travel Route and Tips for Planning a Visit

This post is the index to our trip to Colombia in March/April 2014. It will be updated with links as new stories and tips are posted, so check back often!…

Hungry Escapades

Food for Thought with Hungry Escapades

We believe that to truly experience a culture, you must taste it. Throughout our travels, we continue to make meaningful connections that we never would otherwise. Through our Food for Thought series, we hope…

Cartagena Doors

Cartagena Doors: Infinitely Photogenic

  To say we took a lot of photos in Cartagena is an understatement. The doors of Cartagena in particular continuously stopped us in our tracks, begging us to photograph…

Valen Dawson, Eating the Globe

Food for Thought with Eating the Globe

To truly experience a culture, you have to taste it. Eating local cuisine, we make meaningful connections that we never would otherwise. The Food for Thought series, explores the integral role food plays in…