Travel Thoughts

March 7, 2017
Sporting Events Worth Traveling for (Even if you’re not a Sports Fan) + Win a Trip to Europe premium
Obviously you know me as a travel writer, but what seems like many moons ago, I was a university athlete, high school basketball coach, and a ravenous sports fan. From American football to soccer and golf to tennis, much of my leisure time revolved around sports. Now, not so much, unless sports coincide with travel. […]
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April 19, 2016
6 Events & Festivals worth Jet Setting around the World premium
From the sublime to the ridiculous, the world is filled with festivals, whether based on ancient traditions, religion, or simply for entertainment. My 100+ item to-do list is filled with some of these quintessential events. But which ones would I like to like to arrange a private jet, adding to the luxury of the experience? […]
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Taste in Travel: Understanding Cultures through Food premium
The number of times I’ve been asked how I became a culinary {and travel} writer is too many to count. Frankly, I’m not exactly sure how to answer. Eating is an essential part of life, and I appreciate good food, whether it’s chicken and rice served from a Singaporean hawker stand or a perfect French […]
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February 10, 2016
My 20 Favorite European Hotel Rooms {thus far} premium
Since I started this site in the fall of 2011, I’ve traveled to many incredible places and am slowly marking items off my 100+ item to do list. Throughout this time, I’ve fallen in love with hotels. In fact, this has become one of my favorite aspects of travel. It’s not just the perfectly made […]
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December 25, 2015
My Travel Year in Instagram Photos for 2015 premium
Compared to my travel stats for 2013 and 2014, this year seems sedentary, with only two continents and eight countries visited. The beginning of 2015 was spent in Texas taking care of my health. And at the end of March, I moved to Paris. Looking back, I can’t believe how much my life has evolved […]
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December 6, 2015
5 Great Holiday Gifts For Travelers premium
It’s that time of the year, and once again, I haven’t begun my holiday shopping. A leopard doesn’t change her spots just because she moves to France, you know? These days I don’t spend too much time shopping, therefore my 2015 gift guide isn’t quite as robust as the ones from 2013 and 2014. BUT, […]
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