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Be a Mermaid, Make Waves: The Coney Island Mermaid Parade Splashes Again thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my summer of 2018, starting with June in New York City. In other news: sign ups are rolling in for the latest Wander Women Retreats. Join us in Florida, or come diving in Egypt! An excuse to go to the beach? Check. Fuels my mermaid obsession? Check. Reminds me of everything I…

Why NY: How I Ended Up Back in the Big Apple (Briefly) thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my summer of 2018, starting with June in New York City. In other news: sign ups are rolling in for the latest Wander Women Retreats. Join us in Florida, or come diving in Egypt! “Follow your dreams, sweetie.” I was sitting in Thailand, my on-and-off home for many years, texting with my…

Announcing Wander Women Red Sea: A Dive + Yoga Retreat thumbnail

I created Alex in Wanderland for a lot of reasons — to hold on to my precious travel memories in a vessel more safe than my scattered brain, to share stories and perhaps inspiration with other wanderlusters, and, perhaps I’m realizing now, as a master plan to find myself the world’s best group of dive and…

Savannah’s Prohibition Past — And Where to Drink Today thumbnail

Once, during Prohibition, I was forced to live for days on nothing but food or water. — W.C. Fields Guys, wasn’t Prohibition crazy? Granted, I can throw back a cocktail or two, but regardless of your affinity for alcohol, isn’t it kind of nuts that there was a time when in the USA, it was illegal…

A Sister Weekend in Savannah thumbnail

Sign ups are rolling in for the latest Wander Women Retreat. Join us in St. Pete! Do you ever think about how your whole life could have turned out differently if you’d changed just one single decision? You know, like a butterfly flaps its wings in… oh wait, they already made a movie about that. Well…

The Summer Day thumbnail

I can’t tell you how good it used to feel to touch back down in Albany after long stretches on the other side of the world. Absence makes the heart grow fonder, and in this case I’d been away from my home country for about eight months — though due to my crazy travel schedule, I…

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