I was only in Nashville for a few days, hardly enough time to get to know a city of its size.What did I expect of Nashville?
I expected country music.
I expected southern food of the high-fat, high-calorie kind.I got both.
But I did not expect to be impressed by Nashville.
After all, my long More >
I went to Nashville for a bachelorette party for a good friend from college.
And we all know how to enjoy a good meal.My favorite butter (a phrase I never knew I would say) Thank you, Etch, for making More >
I didn’t even get that response when I told people I was quitting my job, getting rid of most of my possessions, and traveling solo in Latin America for over a year.
Sure, people were surprised about my travel sabbatical, but they More >
It was only a long weekend, but it was a much-needed break from work and all about having fun with the girls.
I arrived several hours before my friends, so I could do a little exploring on my own.
And by EXPLORE, I mean EAT. What does breakfast in More >
If you love to wander through local artisan markets in far-off places shopping for that perfect memento, Novica may be the perfect online shopping site for you.What is Novica?
NOVICA is one of the leading fair trade artisan websites. They work with National Geographic to give artisans around the More >
I think that traveling in Latin America where most countries drink Nescafe (no es café!) or some sort of coffee sludge hybrid turned me into a coffee snob.
Note: You may think I’m crazy because much of the great coffee we have in the US comes from More >
When friends invited me out to their home to help them make maple syrup, I jumped at the opportunity.
First of all, it is something interesting to do during the dreary, never-ending Ohio winter.
Secondly, these people have automatic cool factor. They know how to make something completely from More >
A couple months ago, I became one of the last people I know to buy an e-reader.
My friend Jeff, a long-term traveler I met in Buenos Aires, told me many times how much he loves his Kindle.
My response was that I prefer a paperback and didn’t want to carry another electronic device. Turns out I More >