My Favorite Tree

Here’s your random travel photo of the week. There’s something about this tree. It inspires me to take photos of it every time I’m near. It makes me want to construct Andy Warhol-esque wall hangings of it with deep saturation of primary colors. I love the shape of it, the way it leans over Lake … More My Favorite Tree

San Xavier del Bac: Random Travel Photo of the Week

Your random travel photo of the week: the mission San Xavier del Bac. Looking out from the front of the mission San Xavier del Bac, Tucson, Arizona.Photo by Charish Badzinski.  A beautiful place to stop and contemplate, San Xavier del Bac is considered to be the best example of mission architecture in the United States. … More San Xavier del Bac: Random Travel Photo of the Week

Manzanillo, Mexico

Here’s your random travel photo of the week. Photo by Charish Badzinski. An idyllic sight in Manzanillo, Mexico: tranquil waters, a colorful umbrella to shield you from the sun’s hot rays, and a little fishing boat.What are your favorite idyllic settings in the world? _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Join our community of travelers and enjoy exclusive content by … More Manzanillo, Mexico

A Sweet Little Stop: Candyland, Minneapolis

Candyland in Minneapolis. Expect a line.Photo by Charish Badzinski. On 7th Avenue in downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota, you can take a step back in time and enjoy classic candies at a little oasis called Candyland. Simply follow the intoxicating smell of fresh caramel corn. Classic candies line the shelves at Candyland. Don’t forget to floss afterward!Photo … More A Sweet Little Stop: Candyland, Minneapolis

Destination: Las Vegas; In Defense of Debauchery

Today marks the start of Lent, which for many Catholics indicates the beginning of a 40-day stretch of self-denial and sacrifice. Though I am not Catholic, the onset of Lent encourages me to engage in self-examination. What is out of balance in my life? Which habits hold too much power over me? What would I … More Destination: Las Vegas; In Defense of Debauchery

Random Travel Photo: Grand Prismatic, Yellowstone National Park

Grand Prismatic, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. A stunning geothermal wonder.Photo by Charish Badzinski. _____________________________________________________________________________________________ Join our community of travelers and enjoy exclusive content by liking us on Facebook: www.facebook.com/RollerbagGoddess Charish Badzinski is an explorer, foodie and award-winning travel and food writer. When she isn’t working to build her blog: Rollerbag Goddess Rolls the World, she applies her … More Random Travel Photo: Grand Prismatic, Yellowstone National Park

Random Travel Photo: Sunset on North Long Lake, Minnesota

Sunset on North Long Lake, Crow Wing County, Minnesota. Photo by Charish Badzinski. There’s nothing quite like a late summer boating excursion on one of Northern Minnesota’s pristine lakes. On a clear night at sunset, the views, and the reflection upon the glass-like water, cannot be beat. It’s moments like these, when you’re wondering whether … More Random Travel Photo: Sunset on North Long Lake, Minnesota