July 3, 2017
AK Monthly Recap: June 2017 premium
It feels like my first real summer in New York this year. Last year I spent a lot of time away — big trips to South Africa and Colombia, plus I left for the Fourth of July and Labor Day. But this year I’m determined to fully experience the city in the summer. The verdict? […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 29, 2017
14 Reasons Why I’m Smitten with Asheville, North Carolina premium
I’ve been wanting to go to Asheville, North Carolina, for quite a long time. I’d heard that it was a beautiful town with a cool arts scene nestled in the Blue Ridge mountains. And I’d heard that it was a little drop of blue in a sea of red — or “the blueberry in the […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 23, 2017
On Influence, and Using It Wisely premium
This week, Forbes named me one of their Top 10 Travel Influencers of 2017. You can also read CNN Travel’s piece about it here. I’m deeply honored. After working so hard for so long, it’s gratifying to receive this kind of recognition, and all the sweeter to receive it alongside several of my friends. And it […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 21, 2017
In Odessa, Romance and Grandeur premium
Several years ago, I was in Paris and perusing the books at Shakespeare and Company. As I lost myself in the colorful aisles, I came across a modest paperback: Moonlight in Odessa by Janet Skeslian Charles. I was intrigued by this city I knew so little about, and after reading the back of the book, […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 13, 2017
Six Ways to Travel More Sustainably premium
The following branded content post is brought to you by AIG Travel Guard. When I was asked to co-host AIG’s solo and sustainable Twitter chat and write about sustainable travel here, I was all too glad to participate. I hope to see you at the chat on Friday! We could all stand to do better when it comes […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 6, 2017
Bucharest is Fabulous and Fun premium
There are a number of countries where it’s recommended to arrive in the capital city and then get out as soon as possible. The Philippines? Yeah, I’d get on board with that. I find Manila vile, but the rest of the country is lovely. Nicaragua? Agreed. Managua has nothing to offer — you’re best off skipping […]
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Adventurous Kate
June 2, 2017
AK Monthly Recap: May 2017 premium
This month I returned to my roots — I took a nice juicy solo trip to some countries I hadn’t visited before. Man, that always feels great. I took long walks. I photographed everything in sight. I drank lots of coffees in lots of cool cafes. Absolute bliss. Since settling down in New York last year, […]
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Adventurous Kate
May 30, 2017
The First Step To Quitting Your Job to Travel premium
I remember back when I was one of few travel bloggers making a full-time living online. Those days are long gone. It’s different now. Simply put, it’s become a lot easier and there are a lot more opportunities out there, so many more people are making a full-time living. And that goes way beyond the […]
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Adventurous Kate
May 18, 2017
25 Things I Learned the Hard Way While Traveling premium
One thing is true about travel — we learn a lot of lessons along the way. And many of those lessons are the result of making major mistakes on the road. Not blogging errors. Not life errors. Just good old-fashioned travel errors. I thought it might be nice to share them with you. 25 mistakes […]
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Adventurous Kate
May 15, 2017
Things to Do in Stellenbosch: A Guide to South Africa’s Wine Region premium
South Africa is one of my top five favorite countries — but it’s easily my #1 favorite wine country in the world. The wines here are extraordinary, shockingly affordable, and they have tastes that I don’t experience in any other country. I don’t know what it is about South African wines. I’m more of a red […]
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Adventurous Kate

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