After nearly a whole year of surviving out of a suitcase, I'm finally ready to settle down and unpack. This is much unlike my always traveling self, so I thought I'd offer some tips while the experiences are still fresh in my mind. #travel #wanderlust #lifetips @wandergluttony

7 Packing Tips for Surviving out of a Suitcase

  This post contains affiliate links that help support the operation of this website & my travel and food addictions. If you buy via these links I will earn a slight commission at no cost to you. Your consideration of these recommended purchases is highly appreciated. Happy traveling! It’s weird to be feeling relief in unpacking large boxes into my new apartment, yet here I am getting settled in (at least for now.) Although my technical world travels lasted me three months, by happenstance I’ve been primarily surviving out of a suitcase just short of […]

Ingredients laid out for apple French toast

Sautéed Apples & French Toast

This is not a breakfast blog. Seriously, breakfast isn’t even my favorite meal. Usually when I’m asked what I’d like for breakfast I respond with something odd like a salad or Thai curry. In my world, breakfast is hardly the most important meal of the day. Often it’s skipped entirely and forgotten like remembering to buy dog food when you’re at the store. That being said, I’ve been on a bit of a breakfast streak. I mean two full breakfast meals in one week? That’s practically unheard of. (Aside from the solid few weeks of […]

Tayelet Haas Promenade

5,000 Years of Culture Shock

The air is heavy in Israel. No, I’m not just talking about the humidity shock compared to my usual dry Las Vegas heat. Standing at the top of Haas Promenade, looking down across Jerusalem’s horizon I felt I could see through time. I realize how cheesy that may sound, but it really is something else to stand in a place countless people have fought for and continue to this day to fight for. Regardless of your religion or lack thereof, the world would not be the way it is today without the history of Jerusalem. […]

Hello travelers, dreamers, and foodies alike!

hello world.

It’s the middle of the night in an incredibly quiet part of Bergamo, Italy and I’m locked out of my hostel. The roar of thunder has been taunting me and just as I’m accepting my fate, it begins to pour. I ring the doorbell several times in hopes of attracting anyone’s attention, but in this Italian suburb, no one can hear you scream. I’ll expand how I ended up in this predicament in a later post. For now the wound is too fresh. Also, I’m not yet sure how it ends and I prefer to […]