5 Places to Try in Nashville

5 Places to Try in Nashville

You haven’t had real fun until you’ve visited Nashville, Tennessee. Hotels.com asked me to share my favorite places to visit in the city dubbed “Nashvegas,” where the music plays all night long, biscuits are the size of your head, and you can have more fun than you’ll...
10 Reasons to Visit Miami

10 Reasons to Visit Miami

Miami is my jam. I go every year at the beginning of summer for a quick, easy, and fun getaway. Hotels.com asked me to share my best tips to maximize your Miami trip, so read on if you’re looking for great food, art and culture and beautiful beaches with minimal...
Where to Eat in Peru

Where to Eat in Peru

Peru was my first time visit to a Spanish-speaking country as well as my first trip to South America. I had a great experience, covering the standard tourist stuff such as Lima, Cusco, and Machu Picchu, but I was also fortunate enough to be traveling with a group of...
Meal Sharing Is the AirBnB of Home-Cooked Meals

Meal Sharing Is the AirBnB of Home-Cooked Meals

It’s 7:00 pm. You just finished a grueling day of work, battled terrible weather on your commute home, and now you’re hungry —it’s a feeling we’re all familiar with. I don’t want to eat out… I just want a home cooked meal! Is that too hard to ask for? But my cabinets...
What to Do in Paris, Part I

What to Do in Paris, Part I

No matter how many movies you watch about Paris, they just don’t do the city justice. Paris is magical and breathtaking when experienced in person, and a place you’re not likely to forget. The beautiful, Old World architecture with ironwork, floor-to-ceiling windows,...
Middleburg: A Visit to Boxwood Estate Winery

Middleburg: A Visit to Boxwood Estate Winery

Middleburg with its rolling hills and equestrian training centers offers more than five-star hotels, although we are partial to all three. With at least a dozen wineries in the surrounding county, each is one of the over 260 wineries and vineyards present around the...
Boston: 5 Things to Try at Craigie on Main

Boston: 5 Things to Try at Craigie on Main

Food and Wine Magazine says it has one of the “25 Best Burgers in the U.S.”  Bon Appetit Magazine states, “it took Chef Tony Maws six months to create his ultimate burger.”  But I wasn’t here for the burgers.  I found something much more anomalous. Tucked away on a...
San Diego’s Best Pairings

San Diego’s Best Pairings

Famous couples have a knack for shaping the quality of romance. Juliet died for Romeo. Victoria Beckham pays attention to David even when he speaks. Harry did both meet and meat Sally. These well-known pairings paint pictures of timeless romances drawing in suckers...
What to Do in Paris, Part II

What to Do in Paris, Part II

When visiting Paris, there are three basic phrases which will go very, very far—Bonjour, s’il vous plaît, and merci! Failure to use proper French greetings, however unintentional, may earn you a faceful of open eye-rolling, dismay, or in my case, a surprising...
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