Archive for the 'travel tech' Category

exploring your city with foursquare

Tuesday, March 23rd, 2010

Foursquare for travelers and chicago

pretty travel gear

Monday, March 1st, 2010

My travel gear review of a toiletry bag from the body shop

whales love water

Monday, February 15th, 2010

A recent impulse purchase from Boutique Fabulous… 1% of the sale of this bottle supported the conservation work of The Nature Conservancy.


Thursday, December 24th, 2009

The last time I read a book was when I was asked to do a book review. I click through my Google reader instead of turning pages. When I canceled my Sunday subscription to the Boston Globe, which was a difficult decision for me, I surrendered to the fact that I get most of my […]

packing for costa rica

Wednesday, December 2nd, 2009

I haven’t started to pack for Costa Rica yet. We leave on Saturday. I have the Boston Blogger Happy Hour tomorrow night (thanks to a lovely organizer) and I’m meeting friends for dinner on Thursday night. I’m also trying to finagle some plans for Friday night because I’m one of those people that likes to […]

my hopeful carry-on

Monday, November 2nd, 2009

When I’m ready to splurge, this is where I’m heading… [Nahui Ollin Runway Handbag: Photo Courtesy of Jute and Jackfruit] This handbag from Jute & Jackfruit was made from recycled model pictures from runway shoots and it was hand woven by indigenous Mayan men and women. I saw it at this month’s Design Hive – […]

opening the floodgates…

Tuesday, October 20th, 2009

Remember when I went to the Boston Globe Travel Show and all of a sudden I kept getting calls saying I won a free trip to anywhere? The catch was that in order to earn what I had allegedly won, I had to go watch a presentation at a hotel in the middle of nowhere […]

digital snapshots

Wednesday, September 30th, 2009

This is how I used to chronicle my memories. I’d take my roll of film to CVS, wait patiently for the photos to be printed, look at them with excitement when they were finally developed, and then sort through them – picking and choosing which ones would be salvaged for an album. My six month […]