Affordable Small Group Tours

Affordable Small Group Tours


Ten years ago, on my first international trip for work, I fell in love with traveling.  I really wanted to see more of the world, but lacked the experience and confidence to strike out on...

Nativities From Around the World

Travel Souvenirs: Nativities From Around the World

One of my first Christmases after moving to Washington, D.C., I visited the National Cathedral.   An Episcopal church of neo-Gothic design, it's the second-largest church building in the country and one of the tallest structures in D.C.  I was expecting only to...

Best Travel Gear

Best Travel Gear

There is an entire industry trying to tell us we need to buy the latest and best travel gear on the market!  Over the years, I’ve learned to keep the travel-specific gear to a minimum and save my money for the trip itself.  Below are my favorites that help...

Carry-On Size Limits

Carry-On Size Limits


Shopping for a new piece of luggage and need to know airlines’ carry-on size limits?  Want to avoid having to pay extra to check a too-big bag?  Or did you get your...

How To Create A Packing List

How to Create A Packing List

When I travel, it’s often for work or a combination of business and leisure travel, so I have to create a detailed packing list or risk dying a slow, arduous death dragging my too-heavy bags over a border in the snow.  Sometimes I even...

Best Travel Apps

Best Travel Apps

Having the best travel apps at your fingertips can save you time, money and headaches.  Check out my favorites and download them before your next trip!

TripIt

More than any other app, this one makes me feel like a pro traveler....