Do you want to be a tourist and not a traveler? That’s absolutely fine! Want to go on a vacation and relax rather than work your way across South America by cleaning toilets? Probably a good call! Because here’s the thing: travel isn’t for everyone.Read more
Early last month, I wrote about my next trip, a week and a half in Paris. Yesterday I packed my backpack, checked in to my flight, and added my virtual boarding pass to Apple Wallet. This morning I got up, called the airline, cancelled my flight, emailed the hotel, cancelled my room, and apologized profusely…Read more
Bloggers love to throw around the term ‘travel bucket list’. I’m certain I’ve written my own bucket list post at some point. But let me tell you–when you actually almost die? Your list changes.
Before I found out was sick and needed scary surgery, I wanted to go to all of the places and see all of the things. Now that I’m better…Read more
The world is different now. Today there’s Instagram and Snapchat and Pinterest. Images are in and words are on their way out–in 2016 if you’re not a meme, you’re tl;dr. People like to say that blogging is dead. But I disagree.Read more
Quick–how many drops of dew are sitting on the leaf in the photo hung over every toilet in every Courtyard Marriott in America?
Can you answer that question? If so, you need to join my new Facebook group–Road Warrior Recess. Here’s why…Read more
It’s been a while since I’ve written about Walt Disney World. That’s a shame. Let’s change that, shall we? Because it has not been a while since I’ve been to Walt Disney World. In fact, I was there a couple of weeks ago, and it was one of my most enjoyable visits to date. Here’s why…Read more
Everywhere I go, people still ask me how I manage to travel carry-on-only. They typically ask this while wrangling their own oversized, overweight, about-to-be-checked suitcase (or three). People want to travel more lightly. They just don’t believe that they can. So today I’m here both to inform and inspire. Trust me. You can do this!Read more
After only a short visit to Florida’s state capitol, I have become 100% convinced that Tallahassee is somewhere I would be happy to call home. Here’s why…Read more
Is this freelance life what I want for the long term? I don’t know. I’m still trying to figure out how to make my life work. And in the midst of all of this, something else just happened: I was diagnosed with cancer.Read more