With my background in linguistics and 13+ years of teaching English under my belt, I can easily say that I’m a lover of words, sounds, and, of course, letters… so what better way for me to celebrate my love of travel than analyzing it through the alphabet? Thank you to Suzy, who writes one of [...]
I normally don’t really look forward to coming home when I travel, but this summer I was excited to come home! It wasn’t because of the place (Brazil) or the people I was with (in-laws). In fact, I felt more at home and loved in Brazil this time than ever. It was the circumstances. I [...]
This is the first in my new series of interviews of fellow travel lovers. I’ve met many great people and inspiring travelers through twitter and other sites, and I hope that by interviewing some of them, we will build community and just have fun getting to each other. I also really look forward to learning from [...]
Last weekend I stepped outside my comfort zone by going to Tapiraí, Brazil. Tapiraí is a town of about 10,000 in the Mata Atlântica (“Atlantic Forest”), a huge dense forest in 13 states along the coast of Brazil. The Mata Atlântica is a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve and is now highly protected through this program. Work is being done to not only maintain [...]
Welcome! I'm Jenna. This Is My Happiness reflects my passion for culture, art, and travel. I write about these topics with the aim of providing a deeper look at destinations. I also write for Travel Mindset and am an AFAR ambassador.