5 Things I’ve Noticed While in London

London Travel Study Smoking is Still Trendy Here First of all: cigarettes are verywhere. They litter the streets, collect in flower pots, and can be found between almost every Londoners’ fingers. The smell of tobacco covers most other smells and secondhand smoke...

Why You Should Travel Like Your Life Depends On It

I’ve always been one to enjoy a good adventure now and again, but unless I impulsively drive out of town, it’s always a struggle to plan a trip out of Winona. It’s nice, it’s safe, and I know where everything is. If I need coffee or a place to write, I know where to...

3 Ways London Rocks Sustainability

As a traveler coming from the small river town of Winona to the bustling metropolitan that is London, there can be a bit of a culture shock. Green space is a bit reduced from what we’re used to and towering buildings replace the green bluffs that line our beloved...

5 Signs that You May be a London Pigeon

They say that if you shoot for the moon, you will (hopefully) land among the stars. I know many of you may have grown up with majestic mascots like Eagles, Hawkeyes, Falcons, and even the Ravens as a symbol of strength and agility. But I argue that the bird most...

500 Stairs and Counting: St. Paul’s Cathedral

Bloedow’s Bakery is to Winona as St. Paul’s Cathedral is to London. However, at first, I did not understand its importance to the city of London – after all, it doesn’t even have donuts! Just like a newcomer in Winona trying a Bloedow’s donut for the first time,...