Archive for June, 2009

vicarious travel in hawaii

Tuesday, June 30th, 2009

For a while I never had a huge interest in going to Hawaii because I’m not much of a beach person. I love the ocean, but the thought the of lying on a beach doing nothing for large amounts of time makes me anxious. My former idea of Hawaii is totally skewed I know, there […]

tuesday dinners

Thursday, June 25th, 2009

For a while there my friends and I were doing Tuesday night dinners. We’d meet at someone’s house, cook dinner and chat – no TV, no background music, just ourselves. Crazy schedules have pushed us off track, but last Tuesday we got back into our groove, at least for a bit. We even ramped it […]

i can almost see it

Wednesday, June 24th, 2009

The second that Mike finishes his architecture exam tomorrow, which is one of many, we are making some travel plans. I can’t wait.

blog carnival: from the beginning

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

This post is a part of 20SB’s Looking Back Blog Carnival, and Ben & Jerry’s is awarding free ice cream to lucky bloggers and readers! This month’s theme is “Looking Back” and we are to post something from when we first started blogging. It’s always strange to go back and read things you have written […]

vintage travel

Tuesday, June 23rd, 2009

I’ve been perusing Etsy the last few days because I am trying to convince my friend Bryce, the solo traveler, girlfriend getaway sidekick and talented designer, to get her own shop* and I need to make a good case. Look, she’s already got a great start with this travel shoe bag… [Taken by Bryce and […]

a local tourist

Monday, June 22nd, 2009

The Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism has been quite effectively getting the word out about Worldfest 2009. After hearing an ad twice in a row on two different radio stations one morning on the way to work, I decided it was time to see what all the buzz was about. Basically, they are promoting […]

in which i’m a girlfriend getaway expert

Thursday, June 18th, 2009

Thanks to Peter Shankman‘s Help a Reporter Out, more commonly known as HARO, I was recently able to help myself out and get in front of a reporter writing a story on girlfriend getaways. In what I thought would be a quick explanation of the weekend trips I have taken with my girlfriends, the conversation […]

york wining & dining

Wednesday, June 17th, 2009

I made a great friend at my first job after college, Amy. Our contrasting personalities meshed in the best way instead of clashed, we took fun lunches, enjoyed wine on workdays and even partook in sophisticated tastings. We effortlessly broke out of the awkward binds of the traditional work-friendship and we even started doing double […]