“Road to Berlin” opens at National World War II Museum

The “Road to Berlin” opens this weekend in the new Campaigns of Courage pavilion at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Last week, I got a sneak peek at the pavilion and More »

Staying Sane During the Holidays

It’s amazing, isn’t it? It seems like Thanksgiving just passed – and indeed it did, one week ago! – and now the holiday season is in full swing. When Thanksgiving falls at the end of More »

Merry and bright: Beautiful Christmas trees to visit

It’s that time of year, when halls are decked and Christmas trees pop up throughout the USA. So thrilled my piece is live online at USAToday.com about some of the best and unusual trees to More »

Get Travlin’ on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesday

It’s looming… those shopping days that seem to be all-consuming. Take a break from the madness and think about travlin’ with these Black Friday, Cyber Monday and even Orange Wednesday travel deals. More »

Ice climbing: For when rocks are too warm

Ice, ice, baby! Ice climbing, that is! Check out my piece on USAToday.com all about ice climbing and where you can give it a go this winter! More »

 

“Road to Berlin” opens at National World War II Museum

The “Road to Berlin” opens this weekend in the new Campaigns of Courage pavilion at the National World War II Museum in New Orleans. Last week, I got a sneak peek at the pavilion and the exhibit, and am honored to share a look inside with USATODAY.com readers, and you! Click here to read the story and see photos!

Staying Sane During the Holidays

It’s amazing, isn’t it? It seems like Thanksgiving just passed – and indeed it did, one week ago! – and now the holiday season is in full swing. When Thanksgiving falls at the end of November like it did this year, it seems to be an incredibly fast downhill ride into the holidays, and the feeling of being out of control can quickly take hold.

Merry and bright: Beautiful Christmas trees to visit

It’s that time of year, when halls are decked and Christmas trees pop up throughout the USA. So thrilled my piece is live online at USAToday.com about some of the best and unusual trees to see across the country. Where’s your favorite Christmas tree?

Get Travlin’ on Black Friday, Cyber Monday and Orange Wednesday

It’s looming… those shopping days that seem to be all-consuming. Take a break from the madness and think about travlin’ with these Black Friday, Cyber Monday and even Orange Wednesday travel deals.

Ice climbing: For when rocks are too warm

Ice, ice, baby! Ice climbing, that is! Check out my piece on USAToday.com all about ice climbing and where you can give it a go this winter!

Warm up: Beautiful hotel fireplaces around the USA

Baby, it’s cold outside! Check out my piece on USAToday.com all about fireplaces and where you can warm up this winter!

Shop till you drop at the Mall of America

I am beyond thrilled that my piece on Minneapolis and the Mall of America – as well as other terrific attractions in the city – is in today’s New York Post. Click hereto read the piece!

5 reasons to visit Newfoundland

This summer, Christy from Ordinary Traveler and I spent a week exploring Newfoundland, Canada, and what a time we had! Read what I had to say about this fascinating destination for USATODAY.com!

Olympic National Park: Disconnect from the world

I had such a fantastic time in at Kalaloch Lodge and in Olympic National Park a few weeks ago, and I’m excited to share my experiences with you and the readers of USATODAY.com. Click here to read the story!

10Best: Scenic lighthouses around the USA

I’m thrilled that my latest piece for USAToday.com is online – all about lighthouses across the U.S.! Click here to read the piece… where’s your favorite lighthouse?