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 […]

building my travel personality

Friday, January 9th, 2009

I sign up for so many emails lists and newsletters that I usually have to delete them to avoid getting my inbox into double digits.  Taking the time to open the ones I don’t read and actually unsubscribe would be less time consuming than deleting unread emails everyday, but for some reason I can’t bring […]

travel gear tuesday: less is more

Tuesday, December 16th, 2008

I must admit – for spending a week in a place where the sun is twice as strong as it is in Boston, my most important piece of travel gear while in Central America was sunblock -SPF 85. I didn’t get sunburned! Trust me, that is impressive for a red head. Two weeks ago, I […]

this week’s travel finds: is everyone moving?

Wednesday, October 29th, 2008

Or am I just noticing it more because I am going through the same experience? Jenn at Free and Flawed has recently moved and she has come up with the perfect guide to ensure a successful move at Guidespot – check it out if you are moving too! elle michelle found out how to have fun while […]

let’s save some money

Wednesday, October 8th, 2008

After the debate last night and listening to financial horror stories on NPR this morning, I am stressed and depressed. So here is a short and sweet list of great finds for saving money on the road… Caroline Costello of Independent Traveler listed her Top tips for cheap travel. On Family Travel Logue Sheila Scarboroug has informed us How […]

economy and travel

Wednesday, October 1st, 2008

Escaping the economy right now is impossible. So I thought I would take the time to shed some insight into various travel industry perspectives… In the San Francisco Chronicle, Tom Stienstra offers his thoughts on the economy’s effect on the outdoors industry. Things like RV’s and pick-up trucks, power boats, personal watercraft, exotic travel are “in the tank.” However, […]

this week’s travel finds: i am all over the place today

Wednesday, September 24th, 2008

In addition to cardigans, the anticipated changing of leaves and soy chai teas for me, the fall justifies my desire drink red wine instead of white. Okay, I know I have been on a “remember when Mike and I went to California” kick, which stemmed from watching Sideways, but… it looks like I am not the only person that […]

labor day weekend

Friday, August 29th, 2008

If you don’t have plans yet – check out Trip Advisor’s best picks guide for fun day trips and quick weekend escapes. I think it is the perfect way to keep summer going… All you have to do is enter your city and choose how much you are willing to fill your tank. I am going to […]