Travel Lists · Uncategorized

Top Winter Destinations

  Cooler temps are here and winter’s a-comin’! If you know me at all, you know I’m a displaced island girl, but sometimes even a summer lover gets a hankering for a frolic in the snow! Here’s a quick run-down of some of the best snowy, wintery places I’ve visited that I can highly recommend… Continue reading Top Winter Destinations

Shop · Uncategorized · what to pack

What’s What in Solid Toiletries

For the last couple of months, I’ve been trying out tons of solid travel toiletries! Carry-on travelers have been highly restricted with their liquids since 2006, and in recent months, powders have also come under scrutiny. In my own efforts to pack light and always go carry-on only, I’ve tried tons of brands and products… Continue reading What’s What in Solid Toiletries

DC Tours · Uncategorized · Washington DC

How to Tour the Pentagon

Did you know you can take a tour of the Pentagon? You can! It takes a little legwork from you and some advance planning, but it’s absolutely doable if it’s on your list of things to do in Washington, D.C. My dad wanted to take a tour on his most recent trip to visit me, so… Continue reading How to Tour the Pentagon

Uncategorized · Vermont

10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

There are few places more beautiful than New England in the fall. As a Summer Girl, I have to look for reasons to be excited for the fall season. What can possibly get me excited for an end of summer, shorter days, and cooler temps? My recent trip up to Vermont gave me a few… Continue reading 10 Reasons to Visit New England in Fall

Uncategorized · Vermont

Staying at the Trapp Family Lodge

My husband recently made a life-long dream of mine come true. We stayed at the Trapp Family Lodge during peak foliage season! You know how sometimes your dreams seem out of reach, or that you simply don’t deserve them, even if that’s not true? I guess I always figured they were booked up years in… Continue reading Staying at the Trapp Family Lodge

Uncategorized · Vermont · World Foods

What to Eat in Stowe

Are you ready to eat your way through the Green Mountain State? Me, too! Here are the dining highlights—schnitzel included! Breakfast It’s the most important meal of the day, right? And when the eggs come straight from the chicken coop in a nearby field, you know it’s going to be tasty! Lunch Stowe is full… Continue reading What to Eat in Stowe

airports · Uncategorized

United Polaris Lounge: Houston

It finally happened! United’s new Polaris lounges are opening up, and they are quite an improvement over previous Business Class lounge iterations. Steve and I got to enjoy some time in the new Houston lounge on the way to and from Sydney back in August, and I’m here to reveal the goods to you! Who… Continue reading United Polaris Lounge: Houston

Uncategorized · Vermont

A Romantic Weekend in Stowe, Vermont

Looking for a romantic getaway? Might I suggest beautiful Stowe, Vermont? This quaint, sweet New England town is seemingly made of charm, and there are plenty of places to find just the right romantic moment. Vermont is beautiful in all seasons, but we got to enjoy peak foliage there this fall. Take a look and… Continue reading A Romantic Weekend in Stowe, Vermont

Packing for Women · Uncategorized · Vermont

Packing for Women: Fall in New England

Visiting New England in fall is on many an all-American bucket list! My sweet husband whisked me away to the Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe, Vermont. We had a wonderful time, but sometimes packing for fall weather can be a challenge. To take some of the stress out of your fall trip to New England,… Continue reading Packing for Women: Fall in New England

DC Local Guides · Uncategorized · Washington DC

How to Get into D.C. from Dulles (IAD)

If you’re flying into the D.C. area, you have three options: Reagan National (DCA), Baltimore-Washington International (BWI), or Washington-Dulles International (IAD). If you’re coming from DCA, you can simply take the Blue Line into D.C. for $6 or less. But if you’re coming from BWI or IAD, you’ll have to make a connection or two… Continue reading How to Get into D.C. from Dulles (IAD)