Amsterdam in 36 Hours

The weather had been a pretty consistent light drizzle (and cold) in England, so when I arrived at my hostel next to Amsterdam’s Vondelpark and the girl checking me in said that the next day was going to be really rainy, I was jolted back to the reality that… different places have different weather patterns. […]

Odd Things I do to Save Money for a Trip

I’ve given up buying coffee on the way to work and almost never go out to eat. Lists that cover things you can do to save money for X-reason, no matter how general they may be, are definitely valuable. If every list you look at has even one idea you haven’t yet thought of, the […]

Underground at Ink Block: Boston’s new art park

Though I’m not typically one for mindlessly scrolling through Instagram, sometimes just browsing can introduce you to cool new places/brands/people you might not have discovered otherwise. That’s exactly what happened last week when I was bored on the train home and just sorta… scrolling-scrolling-scrolling. I stopped on a brightly-colored post by someone I follow locally. […]

5 Stages of Returning from a Great Trip

Just a heads up that this post contains affiliate links. Affiliate links are great in that you can grab the product at no extra cost to you, but I get a teeny-tiny percentage of that sale (its like getting recognition for advertising services  I already love!)   If you’ve ever taken a course in psychology, […]

So you’re going to Milwaukee?

“Milwaukee??” That was my exact reaction when I found out where the Women in Travel Summit was being held this year. It seemed like an odd choice; but after a little reflection, I realized that because Milwaukee seemed like an odd choice actually made it the perfect choice.  I might never have chosen Milwaukee as a leisure […]