Happy Valentine’s Day, my lovely blog readers. Rather than engage in all the romantic hoop-la that is today, why don’t you just head over to the wonderful Inn the Kitchen blog, where I’m guest blogging about a particularly romantic anniversary trip to Seattle a few years ago. Much cheaper than a dozen flowers & much […]
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A semi-regular column of my thoughts/opinions/rants on the latest travel news, trends & experiences. There has been much to-do the past year or so about airline fees: $50 for a checked bag here, $40 for a carry on bag there, $10 to use the bathroom (okay, not really. Although we all know RyanAir will get […]
A few weeks ago the Orange County Register contacted me to see if they could use one of my photos in an article for their Travel section on “America’s Best Breakfasts.” I was excited about this for two reasons:1. I love sharing my photos with people who wouldn’t normally get to see them, like people […]
… I don’t feel guilty posting my Veterans Day post four days late. Thank you to all the brave men & women who have served & continue to serve our great nation. The sacrifice you & your families make to protect our freedoms can’t possibly be appreciated enough. We are the land of the free […]
Nine years ago (how has it been nine years?), my life, as well as all Americans, was profoundly changed. None of us will forget where we were (sitting in a political communications class at Florida State University, having just started my sophomore year), how we felt (overwhelmed & angry), or the immediate days afterward (there […]
I usually pay my own way for the experiences shared here. Sometimes I don't. If something is comp'd, you'll always know. Regardless, you'll always get my honest experiences & honest opinions - the good, the bad, the ugly & the fabulous.