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Robert Johnson sold his soul to the devil in Rosedale, Mississippi

3165774023_dbd90e8b9e_o-300x300 Last month, while I was driving down the Mississippi River on a magazine assignment, I had a curious experience in Rosedale, Mississippi. … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | September 28, 2016
Category: Vagabonding Advice

Relationships and Travel

Relationships aren’t always easy. Travel isn’t always easy. Put the two together and there’s always the possibility for disaster! That has been the opposite of my experience. My husband and I met on a tour in New Zealand. He, from Australia and me from New York, we returned to our respective homes after those eight days together and really had no idea if we would ever see each other again. Perhaps it was … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (1)  | September 14, 2016
Category: Lifestyle Design, Sex and Travel

Field guide: Denver, Colorado in the fall

Denver is famously the mile-high country. And now, with the legalization of marijuana (only one of three states to do so), Colorado is more popular than ever.

Denver holds the best of both worlds in her two hands: world-class mountains just an hour west of downtown and a thriving urban downtown home to five major sports teams, a great symphony and theater district, and booming craft beer scene.

I’ve lived in five states, but Colorado … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | September 2, 2016
Category: North America

Choosing Travel

choose travel CHOICES. Often I find myself in conversations about choices. There are those societal norms accepted by the majority (in one area or another) and there are choices. It’s often odd to me that there are these two categories, because to me, they’re all choices. Of course, there are times that there are things … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | August 26, 2016
Category: Lifestyle Design

10 reasons to travel with your baby before 2 years old

It can be scary taking your under-two-year-old baby on a trip. A day at home can easily fall to pieces with a missed nap, cranky feeding, or weird mood. Who knows what the road will hold?

More importantly, you might wonder if you can handle the stressors of baby + travel without throwing yourself on the floor and crying it out.

I’m sure you can do it — you’ve weathered worse situations and emerged with … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | August 19, 2016
Category: Family Travel

Australia – A Guide to the Red Centre

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Two months ago, we set off on a few weeks adventure in Australia. After time in Melbourne with family and friends, we ventured into the Northern Territory’s Australian Outback for a few days full of mineral-rich red dirt, countless open expanses and Aboriginal heritage embedded in astounding rock formations.

Tracing the footsteps of … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | July 20, 2016
Category: Destinations, Oceania

Have baby, will travel: options for baby’s first trip

baby travel thumbHow long has it been since you settled into a train seat for a relaxing ride? Or caught a plane for a weekend getaway?

Instead your days have been spent teaching your baby how to sleep or wiping spit-up. But once you hit the two-month-old mark, your baby’s big eyes are gulping in the world.

Give that ceaseless curiosity … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | July 6, 2016
Category: Family Travel

Finding your voice as a travel writer

voice thumb“There is nothing more meaningful than being true to yourself and finding your own voice. Follow your heart and don’t let anyone discourage you.” – Jane Fulton Alt

Did you ever think about your own voice? What do you sound like when you speak? Have you ever listened to yourself? What would you sound like if … Read more »

Posted by | Comments (0)  | June 29, 2016
Category: Travel Writing