Posts Tagged‘travel tips’

6 tips for loving solo travel

For some people, the idea of traveling somewhere solo sounds sad and lonely, while for others of us, it sounds like freedom to do whatever you want whenever you want. For those of you who haven’t tried it yet and aren’t sure, here are some tips for ways to do it and love it.

Postcards from the Pyramids

Sometimes you dream about a place so much, fantasize about yourself in it for so long, that by the time you reach it, the “wow” you expected to feel is really more like a “meh.” Well that was absolutely not the case with the Pyramids. In this case, I think the experience topped the fantasies.

New on the blog: Style Inspiration

Now that I’m back to blogging, it’s time to instate some new features, one being Style Inspiration. When I travel, I want to blend in, look like I belong, and part of the fun of that for me is finding outfits that are en mode in said destination. Or buying them when I get there. So, from now on I’ll be pulling style inspiration from every place I go and rounding up the products and noting where you can find them. Next up: Montauk…stay tuned.

4 tips for packing lighter

I’m really into good travel products. So much so that I write packing guides based on the gear I love the most. Here’s the latest one I wrote for Mariner magazine, Holland America Cruise’ Line’s private print publication. It’s my first piece in a glossy travel mag and I’m excited!

A Valentine’s date with my passport

It’s that time of year again. Men are roaming the streets carrying tiny, teal bags that are sure to spell delight. Heart-shaped boxes filled with chocolates are out in full force. Everything in the United States has turned red and pink. And people are freaking out about what they are going to do, where they are going to do it, and what gift they are going to rack their brains over for Valentine’s Day. Me? I have a very, very hot date, and I am counting the minutes until we are together. Slim, sleek, and seasoned, my date is worldly in every…

Go ahead, drool: An epicurean seduction

Food is really a beautiful thing; it is my next great love after traveling. The best thing is being able to marry my two loves and embark on an epicurean adventure while traveling the world, or the United States and Canada in this case. Feel free to drool as I did when these meals landed before me. Santa Fe: Green Chile Enchilada at El Farol New Orleans: Oysters at Acme Oyster House Houston: Barbeque Ribs at Barbeque Inn The South: Chicken, Eggs, & Cheese Grits at Waffle House Atlanta: Gourmet Pizza at Seasons 52 Orlando: Red Snapper at Pollo a la Braza Mario…