Shut Up And Go
1 min read
I’m in my twenties so it’s time for transit, both through different countries, and different bed sheets. Don’t get me wrong, I’d be all for...
By Joanna Franco
October 26, 2018
9 min read
If you’re a realist, you’ll agree with me when I say there’s an ominous fear that comes from things going too well in your life....
October 30, 2017
11 min read
Once upon a time, I thought "Joshua Tree" was a retro bar located in Manhattan's Midtown East that played 80s music videos on TV screens...
September 25, 2016
7 min read
Throughout my preteens, I used to look forward to the end of Summer. I mostly loved feeling the crisp on-coming Fall air, and looked forward...
August 02, 2016
6 min read
I recently received a message on Facebook from a woman who had watched me speak publicly about how to start your own digital company as...
December 07, 2015
8 min read
Picture this: a giant pineapple, some live Jazz music, Salsa dancing, and a couple of Europeans; Alex from Spain and Anna from Sweden. I was out...
November 17, 2015
There have been COUNTLESS times where I've felt like I was going to die while in transit. Am I the only big scaredy cat who...
October 29, 2015
3 min read
Rewind six months ago and you would have seen a dark circle faced, black wearing, overworked lookin' Jo. I was beasting through 16 hour days, five...
October 25, 2015
Not having a cell phone for 24 hours creates a serious case of phantom pain. My phone is just as important as another limb, and...
October 16, 2015
Maybe using a copy of my sister's ID as an 18-year-old to explore NYC nightlife as a solo girl was a little extreme, but those...
September 02, 2015
Pasta smeared on a thick Luigi beard and hand gestures thrown up more than gang signs; that's what the world thinks of Italians. For some...
July 09, 2015
I strongly dislike taking airplanes, it makes my palms sweat, my stomach flip, and I get anxious at least a week before heading to the...
June 04, 2015
As someone who's trying to travel as much as possible, and someone who also just quit her 9-5 job to do so (meaning spurts of...
May 24, 2015
1. Put a travel notice on your debit and credit cards To avoid having your heart sink to your butt because you got an "error, can't access...
May 14, 2015
4 min read
Damn, I’m the tipsy girl tearing up in the middle of a bar. Classy. I didn’t mean to get emotional around my favorite New Yorkers....
May 10, 2015
5 min read