my traveling heart.

"Though we travel the world over to find the beautiful, we must carry it with us or we find it not. " - Ralph Waldo Emerson

I love maps... so I made this of the cities I've visited over the years. Here's a little inventory of things.

Favorite countries: New Zealand and Germany
Favorite city: Cinque Terre, Italy
Most beautiful/relating place: Amazon rainforest
Best meal: small plates at L'avant Comptoir in Paris (seared blood patty with green pepper and apple chutney and a roasted piece of foie gras with jam in a macaroni)
Second home: New York
Best thing about Portland: Powell's
Most memorable moment in Europe: literally sleeping on the streets of Paris
Best idea: renting an RV and roadtripping/camping around New Zealand
Favorite animals from my travels: llama, camels, manatee, wombat, elephants City I'd love to live in: Denver
Best creme brûlée: Phoenix
Best aquarium: Sydney Best laughs: in Louisiana