Traveling is only for rich people, mija. I was devastated. Sweet 16 and wanting to take Marine Biology in high school and one of the major perks was that after the class was over, and during the summer, everyone went to Costa Rica to fully appreciate what they had learned over the last 4 months.… Continue reading WordPress Changed My Life
To quote Calamity Jane, "the Windy City is mighty pretty", but it has much more than good looks. If you are visiting the Chicago area for a city break or longer holiday, you will find a great deal of attractions and places to have fun. As the third largest metropolis in the US, Chicago is… Continue reading Fun in Chicago
Holy mama it has been the craziest last few months and I need to play catch up something fierce. 😀 Between the art show, Burning Man, Austin City Limits, Art Outside, Mike and Steph visiting from Seattle, Talon and Tigger from Mexico, Halloween and a wedding in Las Vegas, a WooCommerce Conference in San Francisco,… Continue reading Upcoming Travel 2014-2015
I cannot remember the last time I was this busy. While my art show in Kansas City has wrapped up, I am also the Project Lead for a pretty big Burning Man Project. This year Larry Harvey wanted to bring the spirit of travel to the playa with his theme, Caravansary. Not only do you… Continue reading Disappearing into the Dust: We’re Coming Home to Burning Man
“I would love to showcase your work at my gallery!” “Huh?!” The words moved around on my screen, the room got dizzy, and I remembered to breathe. Someone wants to showcase *my* work? Never before have I heard the words, evocative and relatable, said to describe my photography - and even better, I have to… Continue reading My Very Own Art Gallery Showing – Help!
Have you ever been drawn to a city before? I don’t quite understand it but I feel like I’m torn in a million different directions due to it. I don’t like big cities. I like my quaint, you can get everywhere in Austin in 20 minutes (without traffic) sized city. But for some reason I… Continue reading All Business in Chicago
HAPPY FOURTH FREAKING BLOGIVERSARY TO US! No, we haven’t disappeared. I promise. We have a gazillion things on our plate right now and we just don’t have any extra time to set aside for our love, Over Yonderlust. I can’t believe we have been in the blogging game for four freaking years. I think this… Continue reading Happy 4th Blogiversary Over Yonderlust!
...I didn’t even ask her name. She was a bright, bubbly Aussie (some of my favorite people to party with) with a face that lit up with more freckles than I could count. Her boisterous laugh is what caught me. She was going to be fun. We shared an evening and beers together and when… Continue reading Why Travel Friends are Like One Night Stands
Every time I feel like I’m stagnating in my life, I have to remember that this year has been absolutely fabulous - trying as all hell, but fabulous nonetheless. For those of you who have been on the crazy train with us during this past year I would like to give you a wholehearted THANK… Continue reading 2013 Wrap Up: We Were Busy as Hell
We’re heading to the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay? I roll my eyes with such fervor I would give a 15 year old girl a run for her money. After a quick google search, this property in particular has won one of the best hotel properties in the world. Can we get any more “bougie” that… Continue reading Hope Renewed at the Ritz-Carlton Half Moon Bay
I can get used to being pleasantly surprised. I've found myself wanting to discover more of my home country and I’m tickled pink every time I find hidden gems and fab destinations in the most random of places. When I was invited by the San Mateo/Silicon Valley Convention and Visitor’s Bureau to come and check… Continue reading Silicon Valley: Eat, Drink, Sleep, Do
So it is your first time out on the playa. You get there, starry eyed, looking forward to your upcoming life-changing week, and find out that, as a newbie, you have forgotten a gazillion things that would have made your life easy-peasy. We have had a few readers contacting us about advice that we could… Continue reading Must Know Burning Man Tips for Newbies
I can’t believe that it has already been three months since we got back from Mexico. While I am loving having a home base here in Austin, Texas, my itchy feet are still very alive. In short, I’m getting a bad case of “GET ME OUTTA HERE!” - even if it is just for a… Continue reading Up and Coming Travel: Get Me Outta Here!
Have you ever found yourself in this situation: you’re at the airport, gleefully pushing over children to sprint for your plane that’s leaving in a mere four hours, happily standing in line to board before the guy in the wheelchair was even called up, when some jerk says something calm and level-headed like, “what’s the… Continue reading How to Survive Air Travel: Channeling Your Inner Jerk
“I know! Let’s go hike through the snow, up a mountain, to an abandoned spy building to see some graffiti!” I think I started turning a bit nutty while in Berlin. Who was this person and what did they do with warm weather Erica? Was I really willing to go through an impending snowstorm to… Continue reading Teufelsberg: A Graffiti Paradise at an Abandoned Spy Station