If I could give you just one packing tip, it would be this: Plan around your shoes. You will see more, do more, enjoy more, burn off more of the delicious cuisine you’re sampling, and get more for your money if your feet don’t hurt. Here’s my tried-and-true method: Day of Travel Shoes: 1 pair … Read More How to Plan and Pack Your Shoes for Travel
My heart sank as I stepped onto the scale. After nearly a month of trying to lose weight for my week-long trip to the Gulf Coast, I was up another three pounds. My clothes were snug and getting snugger. If I ate everything I wanted on my vacation, I’d be flying home naked, and I… Read More Low-Carb (Sort Of) Along the Gulf
I was so looking forward to the days when I could spend my time alternating between travelling and writing at home, free from all the petty annoyances that get in the way. dress: Banana Republic; earrings: Simon Sebbag; necklace: Simon Sebbag; bracelet: Rearden Metal I’ve dedicated the better part of the last two years to… Read More Living the Dream in the Real World
I love snow days. I hate snow, but I love snow days. They’re one of the only socially sanctioned times to step back, slow down, savor silence and solitude. I spent the long weekend of Blizzard Jonas holed up in my Virginia apartment and loved every second of it. The time was like a good… Read More Snow Days!