October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. I got into a long conversation about breast cancer with some Delta Airlines flight attendants, not long ago. I was on a flight from Atlanta to Las Vegas. Why did cancer come up? I was traveling with a friend who had been recently diagnosed with a different form of the Big […]
Sure, we all want the fancy stuff – the GoPro camera and the light-as-air laptop and the high-design luggage. But here are three inexpensive travel gadgets that should come off your “want list” and jump right into your suitcase. Each of these items costs under $20, which means they also make great gifts.
I recently received a special offer from a trusted travel site – a source I purchase from regularly online. Okay, it was Gilt, in fact. I’m a big fan of the members-only shopping site and I’m either pleased or embarrassed (depending on the day) to say that I am a Gilt Noir member in good standing. […]
Feel comfortable renting a holiday apartment or vacation home on your next getaway. Here’s how.
Today I’m writing about three of my newest followers. Their online profiles caught my attention and caused me to do a little more digging. And the more I saw, the more I liked.
Travel can jolt you out of the mundane. Inspire you. As a travel blogger and pattern designer, I wander the globe, looking at things in a specific way, hoping to create something new from the colors and shapes I see or the emotions I feel as I’m exposed to different light. My ancestors were travelers, too. […]
When I’m packing for a road trip, either in the US or abroad, I plan pretty carefully. Why? Experience. Too many times I’ve realized what I needed or wanted only after I was halfway to my destination. And I used to end up with way too much stuff to lug around. Now, since I travel so […]
I love hotels. But sometimes I particularly like renting an apartment or house – even the occasional grand villa for a special occasion. When I rent a home, small or otherwise, I have a completely different experience than I do when I stay in a traditional hotel. I’m picky about what I rent, of course. […]
So my husband and I have decided to do a “progressive” road trip this year, with stops in as many US states as we can manage. We call it a progressive trip, because we’re doing it in stages – even leaving our small SUV parked in an airport satellite lot for a month while we manage […]