Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (August 22-28, 2010)

Image: churl As always, I’ve added more RSS feeds to my Travel Blogs Bundle on Google Reader.  Won’t you subscribe?   Here are some of my favorite travel blog posts from the past week: Hipster Haifa: Masada Street: You know how much I love graffiti posts!  Adam of Travels of Adam is currently living and interning in Tel […]

I Found My Boston

Autumn in the Fens, across the street from my apartment. When I was twelve years old, I was accepted to Boston Conservatory for classical piano performance.  Every week, my mom and I made the trek to the Conservatory from the suburbs, riding the T until we burst onto the sidewalk at Hynes Convention Center Station. […]

Travelers’ Night In — Water World!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was Water World — anything having to do with water-related travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a few travel tips and ideas! Here were this week’s […]

Photo Essay: Beautiful Canals in Bruges, Belgium

Bruges is a quiet storm of a town: tranquil on the surface, yet fascinatingly compelling.  Located in Flanders, Belgium, not far from the North Sea, Bruges is best known for its romantic setting on a series of canals. Of course, Venice is Europe’s premier city of canals.  But Bruges, though it has its share of […]

Tips for Traveling With Curly Hair

Having wild, curly hair is a double-edged sword.  Yes, there are occasions when it looks amazing — but most of the time, it’s out of control with a mind of its own! If you have wavy, curly or otherwise uncontrollable hair, you’ve likely got styling it down to a science: perfect products, tools and humidity […]

Travel Blogs: Best of the Week (August 15-21, 2010)

Image: churl Once again, I’ve added more RSS feeds to my Travel Blogs Bundle on Google Reader.  Won’t you subscribe?   Here are some of my favorite travel blog posts from the past week: British Release Hilarious Etiquette Guide for the 2012 Summer Olympics: The hilarious post of the week comes from Bret at The Jetpacker.  I laughed […]

My Night With Vanilla Ice

Image: BluEyedA73 Spring break for American college students is defined by the following: drink specials, beach parties, booze cruises, dancing all night long, beer bongs, random hookups, wet t-shirt contests and Joe Francis filming girls with low self-esteem, all set in beachy destinations like Cancun, Mazatlan, Jamaica and Panama City Beach. I never had a […]

Beautiful New England — and Contest Winner!

As I mentioned earlier, I’ve lived in New England just about my entire life.  I grew up in Massachusetts, went to college in Connecticut, spent much of my summers in New Hampshire, and now live in Boston (for the next week, anyway!).  While I won’t live here forever, it’s been nice for the past 26 years. […]

Travelers’ Night In — Animal Encounters!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was Animal Encounters — the strange animals we’ve encountered around the world!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a few travel tips and ideas! Here were this […]

How To Couchsurf Without Couchsurfing

Have you thought about Couchsurfing?  It’s much more than just a way to get free lodging all over the world. The Couchsurfing Project was originally founded as a community of individuals who open their homes to travelers.  It’s a place to learn, teach, and exchange with people from all over the world.  With a free […]