Events

Discover New York: A Modern Renaissance In West Harlem

ginny's supper club

Luckily, a recent plan to make the 50-minute trip up to West Harlem was more than worth the journey, as I experienced a lesser-known and extremely experimental NYC gem.

Discover New York: A Cool Vegan Pop Up In Brooklyn

vegan shop up

Let me start by saying I am in no way a vegan. That’s not to say I don’t admire those trying to live a more conscious lifestyle, it’s just that a life completely void of bacon cheeseburgers is not one […]

That Time I Rode The NYC Subway…Without Pants [Photo Essay]

Last Sunday, I did something I can honestly say I’ve never done — and never thought I’d do — before: rode the subway in New York City…pants-less. That’s right. On a crowded subway car heading from Brooklyn to Manhattan, in […]

Travel Bloggers Without Borders: Maria and Carmen’s Second Last Chance

children in garbage dump

When I met Maria and Carmen, they were young, grade-school-age girls. They owned no more than the ragged clothes on their back. They had never been to school. They owned no shoes. Their days were spent scavenging recyclables in mounds […]

How You Can Make A Difference Today With Travel Bloggers Without Borders

Integral Heart Foundation

Jessie on a Journey is participating in the first annual Travel Bloggers Without Borders fundraising event, which is seeking to make a difference by raising a total of $10,000 to help provide tuition for 55 young children to attend school […]

Happy Hallowmarine: Scuba Diver Carves Pumpkins Underwater Among Sharks

A school of 20 sleek, fast-moving blacktip reef sharks may elicit a few frights all year-round, but even the marine life of Baltimore’s National Aquarium’s new Blacktip Reef Exhibit deserve a special treat this Halloween. An under-water pumpkin carving for […]