Here are my recent favorite reads…
Science, sustainability and veganism
- Illegal Wildlife Trade Conference 2018
- Vegan chocolate chip pumpkin muffins
- The palm oil dilemma: will a boycott help or hurt the environment?: Claire is back again with a great and a thoughtful blog post. People are calling for a complete ban on palm oil based on the controversial ban of the Iceland Christmas advert, but real environmentalists know it’s not always that simple. I was thinking on doing a post on the subject, but Claire has said everything.
General travel and study abroad
- Living and working in a hostel: my experience
- When you don’t love a city: To me, it takes a lot of courage to make posts like these. People expect travel bloggers to gush over everywhere they’ve been when in reality, when you’ve been around enough, there are some places you wouldn’t exactly rush back to.
- The best Christmas markets in Europe
- Five great one-week U.K. rail trip routes
- Top things to do in New York at Christmas
- King Snefro LiveAboard: I would love to go back to Egypt and explore more of the Red Sea someday.
- Exploring the island of Malta
- Museum of Death, Los Angeles
- 9 things to do in Paris at Christmas: I went to Paris in December 2015 and unfortunately didn’t think to do Christmas-y things in addition to the usually tourist attractions. I was too busy getting wine drunk.
- Best vegan food in Los Angeles
- Top things to do in Kuala Lumpar: I posted earlier this month about how my brother and I are taking a trip to southeast Asia in June and these posts make me even more excited. I can’t wait!
Lifestyle and entertainment
- Things to do instead of browsing social media
- 4 ways to be productive when you’re having a low energy day: With SAD, I’ve been having a lot of these recently and it’s nice to see a fellow blogger have realistic tips that aren’t “just get out of bed.”
- Reading habits tag: Now that I’m reading more, I’d be interested in doing one of these for myself!
- How to make the most out of comment threads
- How to run a blog while working full time
- How I use Pinterest to drive traffic to my blog: Maybe I’ll actually use Pinterest properly one day… until then, I’ll continue to collect these posts like precious Infinity Stones.
- What is DA and how to improve it
- Answering blogging related questions
- 25 blog post ideas for Blogmas: Although I will be sharing my favorite Blogmas posts in their own post, here is something to get y’all started!
- 35 Blogmas post ideas
- SEO techniques for bloggers
- 5 reasons I clicked off your blog: I made a similar post a while ago and agree with everything in this post.
Photo by Andrew Knechel.