Travel Guides

I get a ton of requests for individualized travel advice, and it’s overwhelming to try to respond to everyone. Also, I’m mostly clueless. Once in a while, however, I feel inspired to write a Travel Guide for a particular city. So here you go. All suggestions/recommendations below come from my own experiences, or those of my friends. I’ve received no compensation of any kind from any of the institutions or companies on this list.

In the travel guides:

  • What to See/Do
  • Where to Shop/Wander
  • Where to Eat/Nosh
  • Where to Stay
  • Resources

Philadelphia Travel Guide

Note: all suggestions/recommendations below come from my own experiences, or those of my friends. I’ve received no compensation of any kind from any of the institutions or companies on this list. – As I was creating this guide, I found that someone had submitted one of my Philadelphia posts to reddit, and the commenters –…

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More travel guides coming soon!

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We had a lovely dinner with some folks based here in Quebec, and they also gave me cupcakes, and it was all lovely and confusing because I am a nightmare of a human.
  • I went to a stunning library in Quebec City today - the Maison de la litterature was once an old church, and now it is full of books and winding staircases.
  • He complained that we were old, and I told him that we had maybe five more minutes of being young and beautiful, so let's enjoy them. Here they are.
  • It's below freezing in Quebec, and I'm fairly certain everything is haunted, but people are politely enduring my terrible French and there is poutine everywhere, so ... win?
  • Just rummaged through my office, looking for a notebook so I could write down some ideas for my next big project. I opened up this one and found a handwritten draft of the intro to my last book. #thisisagoodsignright
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  • Bye-bye, San Diego. It's been ... surprisingly cold, actually. But thanks for the Vitamin D.
  • That'll do, San Diego. That'll do. #tacotacotaco
  • Why, yes, my PJs do feature a cartoon version on my husband of them.