Happy Birthday Julia Child

Happy Birthday Julia Child

On a recent trip to Washington DC, I had the opportunity to explore much of what the Smithsonian has to offer, including the American History Museum. My husband really had no interest in going to this particular museum, but I convinced him to go pointing out that Julia Child's kitchen was on Continue reading

5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive

5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive

It’s no secret that Paris is an expensive city to visit. But you can do it cheaper. Here's how. Source: 5 ways to make visiting Paris less expensive Continue reading

12 Things You Should Never Do on Airplanes

You've been flying all wrong. Yikes! Be sure to bring antibacterial wipes on your next trip! Source: 12 Things You Should Never Do on Airplanes Continue reading

Best travel destinations for your zodiac sign

Fancy a travel destination aligned with the stars? Check out the best travel destinations suited to your zodiac sign You can find yours truly somewhere between South Africa and California's wine country....ahhhh, the possibilities! Source: Best travel destinations for your zodiac sign Continue reading

World’s Best Cities For Foodies

World’s Best Cities For Foodies

  One of the best parts about traveling is getting to indulge in regional delicacies from around the world. If you're a true foodie or even a self-proclaimed food snob, add these top-notch global foodie destinations to your list. I've been to 10 out of 25....including New Orleans, Continue reading

10 Tips for the Ultimate Summer Staycation

  Can't afford a major getaway? No problem! Learn to love your hometown by planning a "staycation." Source: 10 Tips for the Ultimate Summer Staycation Continue reading

8 Countries, 8 Souvenirs

8 Countries, 8 Souvenirs

(Photo source) Heading overseas this summer? Be sure to leave room in your suitcase for a few mementos from each country. If you're not sure what each country is known for, check out these popular items: England: Although some sites suggest Cadbury chocolate as a must for a souvenir, England Continue reading

Carpe Diem in Rome

Carpe Diem in Rome

Last week, I was awarded my company's top honor (yes, I actually have a day job). The honor was a complete surprise and included recognition in front of over 1,000 of my colleagues as well as an all expenses paid trip to Rome for two! After many hugs and photos, I finally realized that I was not Continue reading

Top 10 Destinations for Wine Enthusiasts

Top 10 Destinations for Wine Enthusiasts

(photo source) Love to travel and drink wine? Why not combine the two! Sure, sipping your way around Napa and Sonoma can be amazing and should be on any wine-lover’s bucket list. However, discovering the “undiscovered” wine destinations can add a whole new appreciation to wine tasting, not to Continue reading

Happy Anniversary Eiffel Tower

Happy Anniversary Eiffel Tower

Today marks the 126th Anniversary when the Eiffel Tower was open to the public. See the Eiffel Tower in photos, from 1887 through today! Ciao! Continue reading

Tips from a Travel Runner

Tips from a Travel Runner

(photo source) Have running shoes....will travel. As most of you know, I travel quite a bit for my "day job". Traveling for work has lots of perks, such as being taken to the airport in a town car, ordering room service, and not having to worry about every little expense. But one of the greatest Continue reading

Hotel St. James – Urban Oasis in Paris

Hotel St. James – Urban Oasis in Paris

One of the best parts of our last two days in Paris was staying at the historic St. James Hotel, a grand chateau in the heart of the city. From the moment our cab drove through the iron gates and dropped us off in front of the large front entrance, I knew we had made the right choice. Although we Continue reading