I love coming home from my travels with new pieces of art, ethnic textiles or a new dish to add to my collection. I love travel souvenirs that are beautiful and useful – and I love to have a bohemian mix of memories surrounding me.
Some of my friends are wanderers, like me. Some are would-be gypsies that can’t get away as often as they’d like. Still others travel mostly vicariously, but have a brilliant gypset soul.
Those are the people it’s fun to buy for! I love gifting with a boho flair. Do you?
Here are some fun, festive and beautiful items I’ve found that may very well be unwrapped by some special friends in the coming months. If you’re ready for a few cool gift ideas – or ready to add some items to your own wish list – read on.
These gifts range fro $15 – $750 – some are for gifting, some for getting and some for dreaming over.
It’s time for another Stylish Traveler interview – and I’m excited.
To celebrate #FollowFriday, I’ll be posting occasional Friday Q&A’s with bloggers, artists, interior designers or other creative types. This time, I’m interviewing gallery owner Gillian Bryce of Gillian Bryce Fine Art.
My friend Kellie and I met Gillian a few years back in Atlanta. Immediately, we knew she was intriguing – with a background full of amusing stories. That sounds like the perfect interview, doesn’t it? Read on…
Do you start to notice themes when you look over your travel photos?
I have a huge collection of “portraits” of statues.
Even through the lens, I realize that I love to shoot sculpture in the same way that I like to take photos of models. Sometimes I even feel myself having an internal discussion with them. You know what I mean, “…good, good, a bit more to the left, yes. Perfect…”
Welcome to my new Stylish Traveler series.
(In honor of #FollowFriday, I’ll be posting occasional Friday Q&A’s with bloggers, artists, interior designers or other creative types. )
This week, say “Hello” to food writer and travel blogger Fiona Ryan. Fiona won a 2014 Food Writing award from Food Bloggers Australia, regularly speaks on her favorite topics on 4BCNewsTalk 111 in Brisbane and founded the A-Z Guidebook Travel Link Up for travel bloggers.
Here’s what Fiona had to say:
I admit it. I’m a foodie. Travel is really just a means to an end – with the end being a fabulous meal. Seriously, the best thing about traveling must surely be eating. Nothing else brings you closer to the true culture of a place or a people than their food. Am I right? And no matter how many monuments, museums, beaches, shopping streets or festivals you visit – you still “gotta eat”.
Last night, Mr. H and I were enjoying a scrumptious meal together. Sometimes, eating good food inspires talk of past meals in far off places. So while tasting (and toasting) our way through the evening, we decided to come up with the Top 5 Foodie Travel Experiences we’ve shared on our travels together. Here’s what we remembered, in the order that we remembered them: