Category Archives: General Travel

Passports with a Purpose Fundraiser

Passports with a PurposeBecause I write about traveling in search of antique jewelry on this blog I’ve gotten to know a lot of travel bloggers over the past year and, through them, the wonderful organization Passports with a Purpose. Passports with Purpose (PwP), which started in 2008, is an annual travel bloggers fundraiser and Worldreader is our 2015 beneficiary. Funds raised will bring digital readers to five libraries in Kenya. I’ve donated two pieces of vintage jewelry to the fundraiser: a Mexican enamel necklace and a Norwegian enamel brooch (see below for more information about Worldreader and about the jewelry that I’ve donated).

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The Women’s Travel Fest

I’ve always loved seeking out antique markets while traveling but when I started going on buying trips for my antique jewelry business a few years ago this became the focus of my travels, and finding great markets became critically important. Unfortunately, I found much of the information online and in guidebooks to be poor.  So I decided to fill that vacuum and share my discoveries on this blog and make it a resource for antique dealers, collectors, and travelers with a love of antiques.

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