Slow Travel, Exploring With Intention

Slow travel: The benefits of exploring with intention.

It might sound weird to combine the phrases slow travel and exploring with intention, but hear me out. When we went on our action-packed trip to Paris we planned to do all the things. All. The. Things. The first four days were non-stop, filled with touristy things and putting more miles on my walking shoes than I have in the last couple of years. It was extremely exciting, but it was also extremely exhausting. Today I’m sharing with you a little lesson that I had to remind myself of on this trip, enjoy slow travel.

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By Land and Sea

By Land and Sea, featuring designs from Jasmine Chong of NYC.

Awhile back I met a wonderful woman via instagram, Jasmine Chong. She was in school for fashion design and we had similar interests, so we meshed well. Fast forward a few years and she’s now an amazing fashion designer who was kind enough to lend me a couple of her stunning gowns for events I was attending. On top of wearing them for the events, I was inspired to take some photos in them during my travels around California.

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How to Choose and Pack Shoes

How to choose and pack shoes for travel. Tips and examples for different types of trips.

Packed for my trip to Paris: Veja Esplar Sneaker,  Alexander Wang Gabi Booties.

In all of my experience with travels and packing lists, there is one thing that stands out to me the most. Packing shoes is not easy. It’s never easy for any kind of trip, but especially not easy for trips with multiple activities and climates. Today I’m sharing some of my best tips for how to pack shoes, and how to choose your shoes for travel, along with sharing some examples of shoes you should pack for different kinds of trips.

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