Through asking people, reading travel sites, this is the time of year when I figure out what places I’ll hit up on my ever expanding travel bucket list. One of my favorite resources, the New York Times’ annual 52 Places to Go in 2017.
“come to Congo and swim with me in Lake Kivu
I’m looking out at it now
we can just take off all our clothes and swim from Goma to Bukavu” Yea… someone’s said that to me. So Congo’s been on my list for a bit now… Check out the other 51 places that the Times suggest!
This month, the New York Times released what is always one of my favorite articles of the year, their list of Places to Go in 2015.
I came across some sad news while reading the New York Times yesterday: The Complete Traveller Antiquarian Bookstore on Madison ave. and 35th street is closing on Monday. This is a real loss to NYC-based nomads like myself. Immediately my two friends, Aaron and Naomi came to mine. I hope they had a chance to visit this incredible store before it closes. Owned by a travel-writing couple since 1984, the store was filled with travel guides both new and old, from Frommer’s to rare vintages from the 1800s. As a kid, one of my favorite books was a giant world atlas with every page being dedicated to a country, and when I got a globe in 4th grade? It was an absolutely game-changer. Even now, one of my favorite books to skim through for travel inspiration is Judith Schalansky’s Atlas of Remote Islands: Fifty Islands I Have Not Visited and Never Will. If you can, stop by The Complete Traveller Antiquarian bookstore before it closes tomorrow! 199 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10016. 10am – …