The Truth About Becoming A New York City Tour Guide

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“I can’t wait to get back to New York City where at least when I walk down the street nobody ever hesitates to tell me exactly what they think of me.” – Ani DiFranco I just want to start off […]

Will London Transform Disused Train Tunnels Into Cycle Highways?

I typically don’t cover news on Jessie on a Journey unless I find it really interesting. This morning on The Guardian I read about a proposed project in London to transform the city’s disused train tunnels into cycle highways accessible […]

The Travel Quote Collection: Inspiring Nomads Everywhere

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When I started Jessie on a Journey in 2011 I wasn’t quite sure what direction I wanted to take it in. In fact, if you look at my very early posts (eeek, please don’t), you’ll find awkwardly formatted accounts of […]

The Hungry Hipster’s Guide To Williamsburg, Brooklyn

Traveling to Williamsburg, Brooklyn? We’ve got a guide for you: The Hungry Hipster’s Guide To Williamsburg, Brooklyn. Created by myself, Jessie on a Journey editor Jessica Festa, the guide features the neighborhood’s best restaurants, bars, views, creative spaces, artisan shops […]

Would You Go Extreme Lava Kayaking?

While I consider myself an adventurous traveler, I’m not sure I would ever risk being boiled alive in molten lava or paddling through boiling water and explosive rock. Daredevil kayakers Pedro Oliva, Chris Korbulic and Ben Stookesberry pushed nature to the […]