This hand-lettered quote by love poet Rumi, applies to so much more than just “physical” travel. The kind of tourism encouraged by Rumi is one that changes the tourist’s perceptions and expands his or her horizons, making them more compassionate towards fellow humans of all creeds and walks of life.
The second leg of our Italy Culinary Tour took us to the beautiful northern region of Italy. Check out this post to see a new illustrated map chronicling some of Milan's most scrumptious restaurants. These include an Osteria serving seafood and Milanese risotto, in addition to a small Pizzeria that served us the best pizza I have ever had!
On the occasion of International Women's Day (March 8), I created a new cover for my "Illustrated Women Who Can" blog series, of a North African woman wearing a traditional Berber dress and a bold amber necklace. I also tweaked the first post in the series, which you can check out here. Happy Women's Day 2017!