I used to be a budget traveler, by consequence – I used to be poor as hell, and didn’t really have a choice.
Well now I’m SUPER excited to visit Norway!
by KATKA LAPELOSA on JANUARY 31, 2014 · LEAVE A COMMENT
Beyond songs about fox sounds, and images of fjords, I don’t know much about Norway. This video, produced by Norwegian YouTube user jenspetter, provided answers to my questions… http://katkatravels.com/repost-norwegians-have-a-lot-of-sex-and-other-fun-facts-about-the-worlds-most-charming-people-vid/
by KATIE SCOTT AITON on FEBRUARY 1, 2014 · 1 COMMENT
Photo: Scott Sporleder
NEWS CAME through here in Australia that the Great Barrier Marine Park Authority (GBRMPA) has approved a proposal to dump dredge spoil from Abbot Point coal terminal in the reef.
In order to create a… http://katkatravels.com/plan-to-dump-dredge-soil-on-great-barrier-reef-approved-does-australia-care/
As most of you know, I recently contributed to the travel/drunken social commentary guide, 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die. Leafing through my hardcopy, I am absolutely amazed and impressed by how well-written of a publication this is, and extremely proud to be a part of it. And… http://katkatravels.com/giveaway-win-an-autographed-copy-of-101places/
Those who know me in real life know that I am pretty much obsessed with subscription services – I’ve done BirchBox, GlamBag, Elizabeth&Clarke, GrazeBox…you name it, I’ve probably tried it. I always wanted a company to come out with one geared towards the travelsphere, and luckily,… http://katkatravels.com/review-travelbox-subscription-service/
Soooooooooo happy to announce that a book I contributed to, 101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die, is officially available for purchase at a major book retailer near you!
This is more than a frat-douche bible – this is a social commentary on the way people travel, think, and party…. http://katkatravels.com/101-places-to-get-fcked-up-before-you-die-in-stores-now/
2014 is almost here! Here is how last year’s resolutions measured up (strike = accomplished, red means still working on it).
Become a townie
Indulge in Staycations. I actually did more long-term traveling than I thought I would! My job change, combined with some more funds allowed… http://katkatravels.com/resolutions-for-2014/
2013 was certainly a year of “growth” for me. The other day, I looked back at some of the first articles I ever wrote for Matador, and compared them to recent ones. It’s funny how over time you can just sort of “fall into” place, when the place feels right… http://katkatravels.com/?p=1946
Only one more week until Christmas! There are tons of gift guides floating around the internet, but not all of us are savvy shoppers. Luckily, my gift guide is useful for those who forget to buy a loved one a gift literally at the last minute:
101 Places to Get F*cked Up Before You Die… http://katkatravels.com/?p=1935
Little gifts I’ve gotten from student teaching – so adorable!
I know, I know – I’ve been terrible at updating this site for the past four months. BUT it’s not because I’m lazy and distracted – it’s because I’ve just been TBTF – Too… http://katkatravels.com/?p=1929