Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014

Traveling in the Off-Season: Sometimes Great, Sometimes Awful!

I’m a big advocate of traveling in the off-season and reaping the benefits: lower prices, fewer crowds, a more local experience. But as I sit here in Turkey, I’m disappointed at my decision to come here for three weeks in late November.  Istanbul was great if a bit cold, Cappadocia was freezing cold and creepily [...]

Travelers’ Night In — The Bucket List!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was the Bucket List: all the things in travel we want to do before we die!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Travel Your Way!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, the theme was Travel Your Way!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Before I get started, I’d like to draw your [...]

The 5 Places I REFUSE to Visit

Sure, it’s fair to say that my life is consumed by wanderlust.  But what about the opposite of wanderlust?  What about the places that revolt you to your core? Here are the five places where I will never, ever travel.  Just thinking about them makes me shudder! Komodo Island Image: airflore This Indonesian island is [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Budget Travel!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, we focused on budget travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for this week: Q1. How do [...]

Travelers’ Night In — Green Travel!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, we focused on green travel!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for this week: Q1. What is [...]

The Friends We’ve Made in Vegas

My favorite thing about Las Vegas is that everyone there is in a fantastic mood.  Whether you’re dancing in the clubs, hanging in the casinos, or just walking down the Strip, you’ll always end up making friends. And if you’re lucky, you’ll get pictures with them! Below, a tribute: The Friends We’ve Made in Vegas! [...]

Travelers’ Night In: The WORST of Travel!

On this week’s round of Travelers’ Night In, the interactive Twitter discussion for avid travelers and travel lovers, focused on the WORST travel experiences we’ve ever had!  As always, ten questions were asked, people responded while tagging their tweets #TNI, and learned quite a bit about some new destinations! Here are the questions for this [...]

Travel Advice: Should You Wear That Outfit in Vegas?

On one of our many Las Vegas trips, my friends and I were having brunch at the Mirage buffet when we saw a guy in the most awesomely bad shirt: I’m not a gynecologist, but I’ll take a look. On most guys, we would find it pathetic.  On this guy, with his sweet Tom Selleck [...]

Photo of the Week: Caviar to the Nines

Caviar to the N9NES — famed appetizer at N9NE Restaurant at the Palms, Las Vegas.