National Parks Stories on

Take a look at these clips from a series of stories I’m working on with celebrating 100 years of the National Park Service. More »

As Seen on Studio 10: Florida Resident Travel Deals

Such fun with Stephanie and guest co-host Sean Daly chatting about Florida resident travel deals to get us through the last weeks of summer and into fall! Check out the clip here!   More »

Get Travlin’ on 2015 Cyber Monday (and Black Friday)!

It’s looming… those shopping days that seem to be all-consuming. Take a break from the madness and think about travlin’ with these Cyber Monday deals. Go on, get out of town! But hurry, many of More »

Feeling Right at Home in Belgium

In light of world events, I remembered this post from March 24, 2014 and wanted to share again…. It took me decades to return to the place where I was born. Just last May I More »

As Seen on Studio 10: How to Pack a Carry-On

Such fun with Stephanie and Michael chatting about how to pack a carry-on bag to save time and money when flying! Check out the clip here! More »


All Aboard!

Earlier this year I had the pleasure of traveling by train through Europe with Eurail Group. My story appears in the August 2015 issue of Denver Life. Check it out!

Detroit: Rebuilding and ready for a comeback

I couldn’t wait to visit Detroit and see everything that’s happening in the city – and find good stories to tell. I did just that, and shared those stories in this piece for – take a look!

Dude ranches: Renting a home on the range

I had the best time visiting White Stallion Ranch and Tombstone Monument Ranch in Arizona with my aunt last month. We totally cowgirl up’d! Take a look at the story on!

“Downton Abbey” summers at the Biltmore

Earlier this spring I had the chance to visit the Biltmore in Asheville, NC for the first time and write about the “Downton Abbey” exhibit for I can’t wait to return!

Take a look at these spas throughout the USA where you can pamper your mom for Mother’s Day, or anytime throughout the year! (via

150th anniversary: Celebrating the life of Lincoln

Wednesday marks the 150th anniversary of President Lincoln’s assassination in Washington, DC. In a piece published today on, I wrote about following in his footsteps, from a travel perspective.

Savouring Bordeaux

Dreaming of France? I was thrilled to visit the Bordeaux region with my mom last fall on a river cruise with CroisiEurope… the story (and my photos!) is featured in the current issue of LA Travel Magazine. Read it here!

National Margarita Day is Sunday ¡Salud!

National Margarita Day comes around but once a year, on February 22, so why not order a pitcher and toast this fabulous drink?

Dining Out: Brennan’s, New Orleans

Just in time for Mardi Gras, my piece on Brennan’s New Orleans is in today’s New York Post, both online and in print! Be forewarned, though – don’t read if you’re hungry!

Give the Gift of Travel to the One You Love

It’s that time of year again, and Valentine’s Day is just around the corner. For lots of people, it falls on a three-day weekend this year, making it even easier to get away with the one you love. Hotels and destinations know that, too, and offering incredible travlin’ deals to make it even easier to give the gift of travel to the one you love. And for those who aren’t into Valentine’s Day, there are packages for you, too – just take a look!