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The Truth About Becoming A New York City Tour Guide

“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 by saying IT’S OFFICIAL. After much studying and a lengthy exam — on which I…

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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 via metro. Bike rental stations would sit at the beginning of each cycling stretch. Called…

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The Travel Quote Collection: Inspiring Nomads Everywhere

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 nights out at local bars with friends and un-centered photos taken on hiking trails near…

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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 and things to do to explore like a local. Chock full of immersive and experiences…

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Jessie On A Journey Is Now On Etsy!

Announcement: I’m now on Etsy! You can find my travel, food and culture photography at JFInspirationGallery. Please have a look, and if you like what you see, spread the word. I’ve always loved pictures. My earliest memories involve my father taking photos at soccer games, camping trips, dance recitals and birthday parties. I absolutely loved…

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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 limits as they went to Hawaii to film for their adventure travel show, Kaiak, which showcases the…

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