We are indeed living in trying times, and it’s been hard to feel hopeful while feeling hopeless. However, right now, more than ever, we have to be resourceful and community-oriented. This pandemic isn’t an invitation to act like an entitled jackass. Instead, look at how you could help your local economy thrive. Your dollars help your community by staying in your community. As always, practice proper social distancing and only send healthy people in your family out to get food.

My Dad was the king of cheap travel. He had feet tatted on his right arm and he kept moving. Thank you, Dad, for the travel and life lessons!

Traveling shouldn’t require you to add more carbon footprints. Zero waste travel saves Mama Globe and adds the jingle to our pockets. How can you go wrong? If you’ve been meaning to dip your toes in the world of zero waste travel, I’ve come up with a simple zero waste travel carry-on kit. Remember we want to use what we have first before buying anything.

For as little as $ 11 you can catch some of the action on the diamond. Compare that to the average ticket price of $ 50 at a major league ballpark, and it’s a steal!

Living most of my life near the California coast, I am grateful for having access to a beach in any direction. I recently found another gem in Dana Point, California, where my friends and family spent a beautiful day at Salt Creek Beach.

The desert has its holiness of silence, the crowd its holiness of conversation. – Walter Elliot My friend Mike was here for a little less than a week, and I wanted to show him around the other side of California. Not the pretty beaches (although we did end up there at some point.) nor the

Know what to expect when visiting Sacré-Cœur, Montmartre, and Pigalle. Start with a pair of good walking shoes and stop keeping track of time.

I opted for a studio apartment because I wanted to immerse myself in a Parisian neighborhood, which meant living like a local for a week.

Monet’s Giverny is like walking through a fairytale. Monet is GIVERNY. Giverny (Normandy) is only a train ride away from Paris. Love Monet? Go to Giverny!

This time I went back towards the Brussels-Midi Transit Station. There you can take the tram, a bus, or the metro. Getting a ticket is easy. I suggest you get a pass so that you can just tap and go. I purchased a 3-day pass. Pay attention to the platforms and maps. Study them for a few and take a few screenshots.