100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.

For 15 years, my husband and I owned a historic 1927 Tudor home. We painted every inch of wall, gutted and renovated the kitchen (by ourselves – hello, learning lessons), then hired pros to tackle bathroom renos. We landscaped, built decks, created gardens and created a home exactly to our liking…then, promptly sold it. To … More 100+ Different Spaces in 16 Countries. Finding Inspiration for My Latest Assignment for Architectural Digest.

New Flight Routes, Emerging Destinations & Everything Else You Need to Know about Europe 2018

New Flight Routes, Emerging Destinations & Everything Else You Need to Know about Europe 2018 Europe is calling travelers in 2018 like never before. New flight routes from the U.S. and Canada hold promise of affordable ticket prices, even in the height of summer. Oft-overlooked destinations like Portugal’s art filled port city of Porto and … More New Flight Routes, Emerging Destinations & Everything Else You Need to Know about Europe 2018

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

Interested in Housesitting Around the World? Listen to Our First Podcast about Three Months in Spain.

Being a freelance travel writer is a crazy career. I like to say… It’s not all champagne and sunsets (just mostly). Pay is low, deadlines are right, and self-doubt is constant. But, of course, perks are also abundant. For me, one of most positive aspects is the element of surprise. You truly never know what … More Interested in Housesitting Around the World? Listen to Our First Podcast about Three Months in Spain.