Category for Travel Stories

Travel Journal: My Favorite Corner in New York City

New York City is like a second home to me. Although I only lived there a short time in my life, the experience was like no other. Here’s a travel journal of my favorite

Travel Journal: Meandering on Miyajima, Japan

The Benefits of Keeping a Travel Journal and Taking Your Art on the Go

I’ve been keeping a travel journal of some sort for as long as I can remember. Some of my journals are purely a diary, a written account of what I did on the trip.

Illustration News: New Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage App

Posted by • September 8, 2017 • Art on the Go ,On Location ,Road Trips ,Travel Stories Add Comment
Road Trip Sticker Pack for Pic Collage by Wanderlust Designer

I’m sure many of you know– I am a huge fan of a good road trip! There’s just nothing like packing up your car and heading out onto the long highway to places unknown

On Location: Road Trip – Soaking Up the Sun and Surf in Baja California, Mexico

Soaking Up the Sun Down Baja California, Mexico by Wanderlust Designer

The holidays are over and winter weather has set in for us Northern Hemisphere folk. If you’re like me, this is the signal that it’s time to make some plans for a warm weather

On Location: The Dilapidated Grandeur of Old Havana

Posted by • June 8, 2016 • Cities to Explore ,On Location ,Travel Stories 1 Comment
Colorful Havana Cuba (Drawings and Story by Wanderlust Designer)

As our tour bus turned on to the famed Malecón, my extended family of 18 all vied to get a good view. We were eager to see the shiny, vintage American cars, check out

Travel Story: Love Locks – True Romance or Touristy Gimmick?

Posted by • February 18, 2014 • Travel Stories 1 Comment
Locks of Love on the Pont des Arts, Paris by Wanderlust Designer

As the sun dips low on the horizon, the bridge railing begins to sparkle a brilliant gold. Thousands of padlocks fixed to the chain rail illuminate, radiating their “love.” The Pont des Arts is

Travel Story: The Galápagos Islands – A Family Adventure of a Lifetime

Posted by • January 22, 2014 • Countries to Experience ,On Location ,Travel Stories Add Comment
A Family Adventure in the Galápagos Islands by Wanderlust Designer

Finding our Sea Legs and Discovering Something to Please Everyone from Ages 8-78 As we stepped aboard our home for the next 8 days, we were greeted with some severe rocking. Up, down, up, down,

Travel Stories: The Bouquinistes of Paris

Travel Sketch of the Bouquinistes of Paris by Wanderlust Designer

I can still vividly remember the first time I visited Paris. I flew solo as a teen from San Francisco to Charles de Gaulle to meet up with my parents who had already been

Culture: A Cure for Reverse Culture Shock- Become a Tourist in Your Own Town

Posted by • September 24, 2013 • Culture ,Travel Stories 1 Comment
A Cure for Reverse Culture Shock: Get on a Bus by Wanderlust Designer

There’s a bus that trundles through my neighborhood several times a day. I’m not sure where it stops or where it’s going, but I’m going to get on it. I’m craving an adventure. I’ve