Round Trip Roundup: OCTOBER

It wouldn't have been right to do it any sooner.  But fall is officially in full swing, which means I can bust out my fall-scented candle.  This pumpkin nutmeg scent not only makes my home more cozy but also reminds me that it's finally fall.  I look forward to new seasons: the pumpkin scent of [...]


The revised & redesigned 40 Ways to Travel Better

About a year ago, I published my first book, 40 Ways to Travel Better.  Publishing a book is both exhausting and exhilarating.  For the past several months, I've been hard at work revising, updating and redesigning.  I teamed up with graphic designer, Catherine Reifschneider, and I'm obsessed with her redesign. Here's a bit about the [...]

Travel Needn’t Be So Posh

Cramped on a blanket in the park on a Sunday afternoon, we sat discussing French while eating croissants and gourmet cheese.  It’d been a gloomy day, and I really didn’t feel like driving all the way downtown for this French honor society rendez-vous.  But I’m so glad I did. Even though our little group spans [...]