7 Pre-Vacation Life Hacks, and The One...

7th May, 2015

I’m currently in the panicked state of getting ready for an upcoming trip, knowing that no matter how many times I go over my packing list, I will inevitably forget…

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70 Things I’ve Learned From...

21st Oct, 2013

This is my thousandth post. My thousandth. I can’t really get my head around that number. There are few things, short of bodily functions and actions taken to sustain my…

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The Paris Gold Ring Scam

17th Jun, 2013

I know I owe you a few stories out of Sydney, but I absolutely have to tell you about something that happened to me – TWICE – in Paris. We’ll…

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24 Tips for Visiting an Italian Family

19th Dec, 2012

Sometimes, I take for granted how much my husband puts up with. – Indeed, that might be the understatement of the year. If my beloved is reading this, he’s probably…

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Lesson Learned: The Importance of...

6th Aug, 2012

– Some of the replies to last Thursday’s post (via the comments, Twitter, and Facebook) hit me pretty hard. I have figured that several years of blogging would have thickened…

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My 55 best travel tips

30th Apr, 2012

It is almost May. I’m slightly alarmed by this. Not just because the year is zipping by, and I’m wondering how I squandered away all that time with so little…

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My 16 Tips for Beginning Bloggers

19th Mar, 2012

– I don’t profess to know very much about anything, desserts and the career of Jeff Goldblum excluded (what? I have my passions). Other than being an authority on these…

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Sick While Traveling? Make a Mobile...

8th Mar, 2012

Sometime around yesterday afternoon, I realized something: I was sick. More than a few of you are likely thinking, “Well, obviously. It’s not normal for a grown woman to constantly…

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Taking photos of art? Get people in the...

5th Mar, 2012

– I’ve mentioned before that I don’t think photos should be taken in museums. And I stand by that point, even though I’m a really huge hypocrite about the whole…

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