Japan

First Impressions of Japan

Japan was a place where my general knowledge didn’t exceed beyond the stereotypes. Sure I made plenty of mistakes during this trip to Japan that could have been easily mitigated with some basic research, but my lack of research…

Louisiana USA

A History of New Orleans Food Tour

A History of New Orleans Food Tour A destination bachelorette party in New Orleans to celebrate the forthcoming wedding of my dear friend Melissa reunited some of my closest companions from college. A decade of friendship, Melissa ranks among…

rays of sun shining down on Moraine Park in Rocky Mountain National Park, a stop on our Denver to Dallas road trip.
Colorado Texas USA

Denver to Dallas Road Trip

A Denver to Dallas road trip was not originally in our travel plans. But traveling for a work conference to Dallas inspired some travel creativity: what if we fly into a different city, then road trip the rest of…

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

Desk Departure Tip: Modify Your Flight Itinerary

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 career. How…

Life

2017: A Year Uprooted

If I had to pick a single word to describe 2017, it’d be “uprooted.” An uprooted year for me, meant I experienced a bit of a travel fail. Like the pattern of ocean waves, I’ve watched my vacation days…

The paint used at Sewah Studios can withstand the elements for decades
Ohio USA

Sewah Studios and the History of Historical Markers

How Sewah Studios Made History You may not have heard of Sewah Studios before. That’s okay; I never had either. Until my weekend trip to Marietta, Ohio. And while most people (like me) may not have heard of Sewah…

hunting for ghosts in Marietta - photo of Amanda in front of the Marietta-Williamstown Bridge.
Ohio USA

Chasing ghosts in Marietta, Ohio

Chasing ghosts in Marietta, Ohio It neared midnight when I arrived to Marietta, Ohio — still, silent, sleeping. The only sound, the wheels of my carry-on, rhythmic against the lines of the sidewalk. Bleary-eyed, I checked into The Lafayette…