8 Books & Movies that Inspire Wanderlust

While I may dream of waking up to an undisturbed view of the sun rising over a white sand beach and clear waves lapping lazily on the shore, the fact is not everyday is an adventure when balancing wanderlust with a 9-5 career. While my blog, The Pin the Map Project, centers around how one makes the transition from the cubicle to the open road, there are regular days–like today–when I’m not able to satisfy my travel bug with the wave of a passport and the purchase of a plane ticket.When the monotony of the corporate world, the hurriedness of New York City and lack of immediate travel plans have me scanning airline sites like a religion, I turn towards feel-good books and inspiring movies that take me on an adventure, fuel my wanderlust & leave me breathless with excitement for my next trip....more

How to Take Your Travel Blog to the Next Level

“..now what?” It was the first thought to cross my mind once I had launched my website, The Pin the Map Project, and had officially put my thoughts out into the world. Born from the idea to travel long-term in 2016, The Pin the Map Project began as a blog to track how someone goes from a 9-5 corporate job to a full-time traveler before the age of 30....more