24 Hours in Portsmouth & Southsea, England. Here’s What to See and Do

First, let’s say, you should definitely plan to visit Portsmouth & Southsea for more than 24 hours, but alas, our time was squeezed due to a new housesitting assignment. Though, as you would expect, we made the most of every minute. Before arriving, we queried friends as well as total strangers and studied local Instagram … More 24 Hours in Portsmouth & Southsea, England. Here’s What to See and Do

Skip Cheap Trinkets. Here’s Where to Shop and What to Buy in Venice, Italy

The irony of owning scantly more than what fits in a backpack (stuffed to its limit, granted) while authoring a shopping guide isn’t lost on me. It’s true that I rarely shop and the mere thought of “stuff accumulation” gives me the shakes. The reason I was drawn to this assignment – to create a … More Skip Cheap Trinkets. Here’s Where to Shop and What to Buy in Venice, Italy

From Famous Luxury to Fabulously Cheap, Here’s Our New York City Hotel Guide

Recently while visiting my grandmother, I found a sweet surprise tucked into the lining of her toiletry bag. A ticket stub (circa mid-80s) from the time she and I went to the top of Empire State Building together. Although I was young, I will never forget the thrill of holding my hair back as wind … More From Famous Luxury to Fabulously Cheap, Here’s Our New York City Hotel Guide

When in Morocco, Here’s How & Why to Visit a Hammam

In my latest published article for Intrepid Travel, I recount the cleansing joy of visiting public baths, known as hammams, in Morocco. The process can be daunting and confusing for newbies, especially if you don’t speak Arabic or French.  I hope sharing our experience stokes your curiosity and sense of adventure, plus eases any appreciations you may … More When in Morocco, Here’s How & Why to Visit a Hammam