The morning after a particularly intriguing evening in Brussels, I was feeling emotionally wiped and in dire need of an escape from the constricting walls of city life. I wanted nature. I wanted pretty things. Earlier the day before, I had come across a brochure for a... read more
Today I caught myself reading yet another Lonely Planet article about hostel life called Dorm dilemmas: packing tips for hostel hoppers. The content of the article is, of course, nothing a hostel bum doesn’t already know, but it got me reminiscing about all the... read more
Over the incessant bar noise of patrons enjoying conversation with their friends, family, and lovers, he leaned across the beer-soaked table to me, and asked, “Are you happy?” I gave an awkward sigh, a slight laugh, and replied, “Trying to be. Are... read more
In this world, people fall into one of four categories: Paul fans, George fans, Ringo fans, and John fans. Me? I fall into the latter, albeit with a good dose of George thrown in there too. Is it a cliche to say I’m a John fan? Or, if it is, is it then also a... read more
Hello, my name is Taylor, and I’m basic AF. I’m not talking about the fact that I wear UGG’s (I don’t), that I love ‘Friends’ (I don’t), or that I drink endless Pumpkin Spice Latte’s (I really, really don’t),... read more
A word for the wise; don’t try and do Paris in 72 Hours. Stay for a week, two weeks, hell, stay for a month if you can. Do whatever you need to do to get to know Paris intimately. Breathe in her smells, get drunk on her wine, and fall in love with her art.... read more
What would Spain be like without music? Without the sounds of gorgeous flamenco wafting out of every open window, without sad folk songs to guide people through the complicated history of the country, or without sitting around a carmen every night in Granada with a... read more
I have always had a thing for old cemeteries. Call it morbid curiosity, a lust for reality, or just another beat from a romantic heart, but there is something oddly relaxing and reassuring about old burial grounds. Located in the 20th arrondissement, Cimetière du Père... read more
Hey there, I'm Taylor!
I'm a traveller in a leather jacket with a deep love of all things rock n' roll. Although I have absolutely zero actual musical ability whatsoever, my ultimate passion is travelling the world with music as my compass, exploring all those points of musical relevance as I go. Let's geek out together!