boston’s first travel tweetup

Thursday, January 14th, 2010

One of the best things about blogging is meeting new people. It’s true. Despite the fact that the essence of blogging seems to be sitting behind a computer in solitude, the essence of blogging – the thing that keeps us going – is meeting others like us. It’s in talking and relating to the people […]

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 tripbase blog award!

Wednesday, July 8th, 2009

Do you ever just think to yourself – is it really only Wednesday? – for whatever reason, and then all of a sudden… Tripbase Blog Awards 2009 Someone sends you an email that makes you snap out of it? Today, Chris Rutheford of told me that my little blog placed 3rd for North/South America-related […]

drinks ’round the world: brussels fruit beer

Monday, June 1st, 2009

My first meme.. As I mentioned the other day, Travel Experta and Lifecruiser Travel Blog are co-hosting the happiest hour of all with a blog post about a fun drink from somewhere in the world every first of the month. I have decided to join in on the fun… I traveled to Brussels during my […]

some blog awards

Sunday, May 31st, 2009

I semi-recently received some blog awards by a couple of fabulous bloggers and I am finally paying it forward… Alanna at Pretty How Town gave me One Lovely Blog Award. Per the rules, I am passing this on to 15 other blogs I have newly discovered, so here goes… My Beautiful Adventures The Q Family […]

i’m doing it, i’m bringing up swine flu

Wednesday, April 29th, 2009

The buzz for this virus is like nothing I’ve seen. My initial reaction was to move on, but when I sat back to catch up on my Google reader, I realized how much this epidemic is anticipated to impact the travel industry… Jenn Abelson and Robert Gavin of the Boston Globe reported how global concerns […]

google latitude, creepy or convenient?

Friday, February 13th, 2009

[Image from CIO Today] Google Latitude is a new feature of Google Maps for mobile, and for people without a PDA like me, it is also an iGoogle gadget that allows you to share your location with your friends and vice versa. The Google Mobile blog gets into more of the specifics if you are […]

interpretive travel

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

I was reading Scott Gilbertson‘s guest post, Travel First Starts at Home, over at Nomadic Matt and I loved it. When I read it the second time, it dawned on me why I like it so much – it pretty much sums up the essence of my blog, in a more eloquent way than I […]