Category Archives: Travel

Travel the world Pop Shop America style through our blog posts about travel. Visit handmade boutiques across the globe, fun arty things to do, and so much more. Pop Shop America is a festival of DIY and handmade.

The Local Dish: Best Restaurants in Houston TX – SoFab Collab

The Local Dish Houston TX Best Restaurants

Houston is a foodie city! You could eat your way through this city and love every second of it. It’s impossible to name just a few restaurants that are must visits in Houston TX. That’s why for this collaborative blog with SoFab Foods where you can check out the best local spots across the globe, […]

Treasure Maps and Big Skies: Take a Tour of the Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel

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In the dreamy landscape of Montana, near the North Entrance of Yellowstone National Park, Trevor Harrison made a slice of paradise. I’ve been seeing images of the gorgeous landscape for the last few years through social media. And I’ve been in love with the Dreamcatcher Tipi Hotel. This unique hotel experience, is part indoors and […]

Sneak Peak at Boerne Handmade Market

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Want a sneak peak of what’s in store for Boerne Handmade Market? This gorgeous pop up in the Texas Hill Country is taking place this weekend. Here are the details: Boerne Handmade Market April 21st 9am – 4pm at The Cana Ballroom Boerne, TX 78006 GET TICKETS HERE And here’s a sneak peak from the […]

Travel Keepsake Box DIY (Easy + Customizable!)

Travel Keepsake Boxes

This blog may contain affiliate links. I recently just got back from a solo trip to Spain and I can’t recommend visiting this beautiful country enough! The gothic and art nouveau architecture is absolutely stunning, the food and coffee is to die for, and the extremely walkable city and beach are beautiful. Here are a few […]

Take a Picture Tour of Firefly Handmade Market Boulder CO

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Firefly Handmade is a totally unique series of events in Boulder Colorado. Their markets are 4 times a year and take place both indoors in the winter months and outdoors in the summer months. One of my favorite components of the festival is that it’s ENTIRELY handmade. No vintage. No fair trade! So cool. I […]

Enter Another World at the Night Market Cleveland

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Night Market Cleveland, an outdoor arts, culture, and food festival in Cleveland Ohio has been surprising and exciting me since I started Pop Shop America! It’s the coolest blend of food tours, handmade goods, small businesses, and culture. It’s a must visit in Cleveland. I talked to Josh Maxwell about this amazing event. BB: What […]

Emphatics Fashion Exhibit Opens at Phoenix Art Museum

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A few weeks ago, eager fashionistas and museum-goers in the Phoenix area, as well as a large group from Pittsburgh, flocked to Phoenix Art Museum for the grand opening of the exhibition Emphatics. Emphatics was a high-end lifestyle boutique in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, and owned by James and Karin Legato. In the early 1960s, James started the business […]

The Best Fall & Holiday Craft Fairs in the USA (2016)

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Holiday Craft Fairs isn’t a thing that we invented. It’s a concept that means something to people all over. No matter where you are there are tons of cool holiday craft fairs that have feature amazing handmade artisan quality goods. What’s really interesting is the way that styles can vary from city to city and region […]

Non-Profit Restaurant The Joy Bus Diner Opens in North Phoenix

Chicken in a Biscuit, The Joy Bus Diner, Phoenix eatery

* Chicken in a Biscuit with Fries * I first caught word of The Joy Bus Diner while watching ABC 15’s Sonoran Living one morning. The non-profit restaurant in North Phoenix recently opened, serving breakfast and lunch. 100% of the money from the diners goes directly to help fund the free programs that help homebound […]

The Best Spring & Summer Craft Fairs in the USA 2016

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Shop Local isn’t a thing that we invented. It’s a concept that means something to people all over. No matter where you are there are tons of cool indie craft fairs that have feature amazing handmade artisan quality goods. What’s really interesting is the way that styles can vary from city to city and region […]

Shopping Manayunk | Handmade Philadelphia, PA

View Overlooking Manayunk | Manayunk Shopping District Philadelphia PA | Handmade and Vintage Shopping Manayunk

I bet it’s no surprise that there are lots of cool DIY, handmade, and vintage boutiques in Philadelphia, PA! Philadelphia is quite the industrious city with a history of perseverance. For people in the city, everything is better that’s from Philly. Handmade is all over and there are some particularly cool shopping areas, like South […]

Midwest Craft Con Takes Place Every February

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The Midwest Craft Con is on! We can’t wait until February because the Midwest Craft Con is happening in Columbus, Ohio. We got to chat with Grace Dobush, the creator of Crafty Supermarket, and one of the organizers of the Midwest Craft Con about the event. BB: When, Where, and What is the Midwest Craft Con? […]