Ham & Cheese, Please! Behind the Scenes with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma in Emilia-Romagna

Ham & Cheese, Please! Behind the Scenes with Parmigiano-Reggiano and Prosciutto di Parma in Emilia-Romagna

When I published my last post about eating my way through 72 hours in Bologna, I mentioned that there were plenty of things to do in the city beyond dining. While that’s true, let’s face it: Bologna is the gastronomic capital of Italy, so spending an entire weekend stuffing your face is perfectly acceptable. But if you’re interested in the history behind the Emilia-Romagna region’s culinary traditions and the hard work it takes to produce some of the most popular Italian food ingredients, a Parma Golosa food tour is the best way to do just that. Continue Reading…

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72 Hours in Bologna, Italy: First, We Feast

72 Hours in Bologna, Italy: First, We Feast

The destination was one I had picked quite randomly, but after spending 72 hours in Bologna I had already declared it my new favorite Italian city. I snagged a great deal on Black Friday for a flight from NYC to Milan, and since I’d already visited the fashion capital I decided to see what was nearby and easily accessible by train. A Google search told me that Bologna was an authentic, tourist-free Italian city that’s all about eating – essentially, my dream destination, seeing as all I do when I travel is restaurant hop, shamelessly. Continue Reading…

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How I Made $800 a Month for Travel as an Airbnb Host

How I Made $800 a Month for Travel as an Airbnb Host

One of the most frequent questions I receive via email and social media is how I afford to travel so often. And I completely understand why people must be scratching their heads when I’m on a different continent for four months in a row. But before you jump to the conclusion that I’m living off a trust fund (I wish that was the case, seriously!), I’m going to tell you the secret to how I’ve been able to purchase so many plane tickets over the past year: strangers sleeping on my living room futon. Continue Reading…

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36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

36 Hours in Oslo: a Weekend in Winter Wonderland

When I told people I was going to Oslo, the capital of Norway, in the middle of winter I received some strange looks. “Isn’t it freezing there?” people said. Well, yes, but it’s also pretty dang chilly here in NYC! When a flight deal popped up offering round trip flights on Norwegian Airlines for $299, I clicked “purchase” and headed off for 36 hours in Oslo.

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Weekend Postcard: Cave Crawling Outside of Husan

Weekend Postcard: Cave Crawling Outside of Husan

This weekend’s postcard was taken by Kayla of the blog A Book of Maps in Husan, a Palestinian village that dates back to the iron age. Kayla took a short trip there during the six weeks she spent in Israel and Palestine, and now she’s sharing the mini adventure she had with TBB! Continue Reading…

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  Hi! I'm Anna. I'm originally from Boston but right now I live in NYC where I'm working full time as a fashion publicist. I'm also traveling the world on weekends, holidays and two weeks of vacation. My mission is to help you live a happy, healthy and travel-filled life *without* quitting your 9-to-5!
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