Travel blogger Amanda with an owl on her shoulder at a Japanese owl cafe.
Japan

Japan Owl Cafe Experience

I went to a Japan Owl Cafe. This was my experience. We all sat at our desks. Laid before us rested a blank sheet of paper, tiny little plastic forcep, and wooden probe.  The teacher went around the classroom to…

Posing at the Mercedes Benz reveal party at NAIAS
Detroit

Kick off Your Automotive Detroit Bucket List at the NAIAS

The Automotive Detroit Bucket List Detroit. It’s the “Motor City.” So much of Detroit’s history, successes, and world impact was (literally) driven by the automotive industry. Ask any native southeast Michigander and I guarantee they have at least one…

The interior of Jólagarðurinn, The Christmas Garden store in Akureyri, Iceland.
Iceland

Souvenir Story: The Yule Lads of Iceland

Souvenir Story: The Yule Lads of Iceland Meet Bjúgnakrækir. That’s Icelandic for “sausage swiper.” And this is his mother’s cat, Jolakotturinn (The Yuletide Cat), who enjoys lounging in the sun, sleeping all day, and eating children. Yum. Every December…

weekend in Toronto Eaton Centre
Canada

A Holly Jolly Weekend in Toronto [VIDEO]

A Holly Jolly Weekend in Toronto Last night we put up the Christmas tree while classic holiday songs played over the speaker and our cat Cheddar stretched out in front of the fireplace. I’m feeling a bit nostalgic. I…

Desk Departure: How to travel the world with a full time job
Desk Departure

Desk Departure Tip: Become a Policy Expert

Welcome to The World Incorporated’s Desk Departure series! Monthly tips to show you that it IS possible to travel the world with a full time job. Throughout this series, you’ll learn: How to travel the world without sacrificing your…

weekend in Traverse City
Pure Michigan USA

Power Trip: A Romantic Weekend in Traverse City

A weekend in Traverse City, Michigan. Traverse City is known for it’s wine and beer, stunning vistas, proximity to national & state parks, and unlimited itinerary options for families or couples. We’re focusing on the romance, dialing up the fancy,…