a traveling exhibition…

Sunday, October 2nd, 2011

Walking through the Atlanta International Airport I discovered one of the coolest ideas… This exhibit, which extended throughout the airport, successfully stopped me in my tracks. It’s the Recycle Runway Collection, a traveling exhibition installed in airports, shopping malls, museums and other public locations displaying recycled fashion designs. I’ve been in love with the idea […]

on toiletries and traveling

Wednesday, April 13th, 2011

This is a guest post by Alexis Bonari, who┬áis currently a resident blogger at College Scholarships, where recently she’s been researching golfing scholarships as well as military grants. Whenever this WAHM gets some free time she enjoys doing yoga, cooking with the freshest organic in-season fare, and practicing the art of coupon clipping. In this […]

walk for turtles

Wednesday, March 16th, 2011

Terengganu, Malaysia has a long stretch of large, flat beaches that make for a perfect turtle nesting environment. Today though, large stretches of the beach are no longer surveyed for turtle nests because nesting populations are so low it’s not financially viable to survey all the beaches – there is too much man power required. […]

my new eco-friendly carry on

Tuesday, June 22nd, 2010

environmentally friendly luggage by samsonite and american tourister

los animales de costa rica

Tuesday, December 29th, 2009

One of the strangest things I saw in Costa Rica had to do with something close to home, almost. In Manuel Antonio while eating lunch we saw a cat darting across the ground with something in his mouth. My brain was trained to see a mouse or a tiny rodent hanging from his teeth, but […]

buy local

Sunday, June 14th, 2009

In the heart of Union Square in Somerville, MA each Saturday, you will find local farmers, bakers and even live acoustic music, all gathered under a handful of canopies participating in the Union Square Farmers Market. Here, you will also find a wide range of fresh produce, herbs, the delicious Taza Chocolate and even homemade […]

the best job in the world, and more

Wednesday, February 11th, 2009

I am sure most of you have heard of The Best Job in the World, a new campaign Queensland is doing in Australia. If you haven’t, the job is being the caretaker of The Great Barrier Reef. You get to live in Australia, in a baller house, travel the islands, blog about it, do some […]

travel gear tuesday: don’t go hungry

Tuesday, January 27th, 2009

As part of my packing strategy for my trip to Guatemala and El Salvador, I went to BJ’s Wholesale Club and bought a giant pack of LUNA bars – you would have thought I was packing to go live there. Fearing that I might adopt the comfort level that my friend Sue had achieved after […]