Archive for the 'travel tips' Category

win a free trip to costa rica

Tuesday, January 5th, 2010

I am taking a quick break from recapping my Costa Rica trip even though I know you’re thinking, “she’s seriously not done yet?!” But if I haven’t convinced you that it is worth a plane ticket to go to that wonderful country yet, I thought you should know that in conjunction with Gap Adventures, Nomadic […]

movies, inspiring travel: reader edition

Monday, December 28th, 2009

Last month I listed movies that inspire me to travel and I received a lot of comments with great new suggestions. As we settle into winter, if you’re like me, that means that more often than not, you’ll find yourself snuggled up inside the warmth of your home as more snow buries your car and […]

out of towners

Wednesday, November 11th, 2009

The other day I sat in front of the guest list for our wedding trying to fill out the missing contact information. As I sat there staring at the screen, calling various family members to pull email addresses, hometowns and zip codes, I came to a realization. There will be a lot of travelers. While […]

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 […]

balancing work and travel

Wednesday, August 26th, 2009

My last post got me thinking. There are so many things that can get in the way of travel, especially if you work full time. Between limited time off, soul sucking organizations like Sallie Mae and too many commitments, seasons fly by, weekends meld together and before you know it, planes have flown without you […]

travel tips

Wednesday, July 22nd, 2009

Last week I asked if you had any tips or tricks that help keep you focused on planning your travels, as I believe that staying focused on what really matters, time with friends, family, travels, etc., is most important. Because you came up with such good ideas, I decided to dedicate this post to what […]

don’t forget to travel

Wednesday, July 15th, 2009

As much as I have been bitten by the travel bug, I can be the kind of person that all too easily lets things like work, weddings and other commitments get in the way of planning my next trip. The other day Mike had to remind me that we missed the deadline that I set […]

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 […]