travel

  • Recently I took my teenage stepdaughter to New York to celebrate her birthday. I love to travel with my stepkids and knew this would be a weekend trip she would remember forever. I've been there many times over the years, but this was her first trip to New York. It made me smile to watch [...]

  • Whether it's┬áChristmas, Valentines, or a birthday, I am rarely happier than when I am able to find the perfect gift for someone. I love the process of thinking about what my loved ones will enjoy and I often buy presents months before a holiday because I come across something I know the recipient will love. [...]

  • Have you ever wondered what it's like to take the Auto Train between VA and FL? We did it and here are some tips for making it a great trip!

  • In my many years of traveling for business and pleasure, I've filled all kinds of different carry on bags with all kinds of different things in search of the best combination. Here is what I've learned.

  • The first two days of our recent trip to Paris unintentionally took us on a death tour of the city. And after having been there countless times, it showed me an entirely new way to view the City of Light.

  • Planning a week in Paris and need help figuring out what to do? Here is the best itinerary you can find for a great overview of the City of Lights!

  • Recently I took my teenage stepdaughter to New York to celebrate her birthday. I love to travel with my stepkids and knew this would be a weekend trip she would remember forever. I've been there many times over the years, but this was her first trip to New York. It made me smile to watch [...]

  • Whether it's┬áChristmas, Valentines, or a birthday, I am rarely happier than when I am able to find the perfect gift for someone. I love the process of thinking about what my loved ones will enjoy and I often buy presents months before a holiday because I come across something I know the recipient will love. [...]

  • Have you ever wondered what it's like to take the Auto Train between VA and FL? We did it and here are some tips for making it a great trip!

  • In my many years of traveling for business and pleasure, I've filled all kinds of different carry on bags with all kinds of different things in search of the best combination. Here is what I've learned.

  • The first two days of our recent trip to Paris unintentionally took us on a death tour of the city. And after having been there countless times, it showed me an entirely new way to view the City of Light.

  • Planning a week in Paris and need help figuring out what to do? Here is the best itinerary you can find for a great overview of the City of Lights!