04/ 25/ 16

What Balancing On My Head Taught Me About Fear

What balancing on my head taught me about fear

I remember my very first yoga class. My friend Lauren dragged me, along with a few of our other sorority sisters, to a magical place called Blackbird Yoga in Ithaca, New York. We closed that class with ten wheel poses. As I write this five years later, I realize that ten urdhva dhanurasanas in a row is a pretty intense sequence even for an experienced yogi, let alone someone brand new. I must’ve been crazy, or at least a little loopy from back-bending — either way, I was hooked.Read more »

04/ 15/ 16

A Perfect Day in San Francisco

A travel guide to San Francisco

In an attempt to get in touch with my artistic side, I’m excited to say that Scratch The List has a new blog series, “A Perfect Day”! Anyone ever read Amelia’s Notebooks as a youngin’? I was obsessed. So here I am, channeling my imaginative, doodling middle school self to bring you mini travel guides to my favorite cities around the world. Read more »

04/ 05/ 16

The Pursuit of Less: How to Find More Time In Your Day

The Pursuit of Doing Less: How To Find More Time In Your DayAbout two years ago, I stumbled upon this article by Mark Mason titled “Fuck Yes or No.” In it, a simple, yet powerful concept is explained (apologies in advance for the profanity). Basically, if you want to get romantically involved with someone new, they must inspire you to say “Fuck Yes!” And, if it’s not a “Fuck Yes,” that decision should be, in essence, a “Fuck No.”Read more »

03/ 27/ 16

The Mystic Charm of Santa Fe

Santa Fe, New Mexico

There’s something about Santa Fe that has inspired artists and magnetized a creative mecca for centuries. Perhaps it’s the quality of the crisp Southwestern light, the city’s layered history rich in Spanish and Native American roots, or the earthy, Pueblo-style architecture that makes you long for simpler times — whichever the case, Santa Fe’s artistic magic is undeniable to anyone who explores it.Read more »

03/ 15/ 16

Expert Tips Every Solo Female Traveler Should Know


Solo female travel is a liberating path to personal growth, and an exhilarating way to see the world on your own terms. But, for many women, it absolutely requires a leap of faith. Females traveling alone face a different caliber of safety issues and cultural barriers — especially in countries where women’s rights aren’t as progressive as they are in the United States.Read more »

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Hello! I'm Katerina, and I'm on a quest to complete my bucket list. Follow along for travel stories, happiness tips, and inspiration to make your life worthy of your dreams.



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