What You See When You Walk: London

I’m far too stubborn to regularly take public transit in a new place. I silence my inner realist, and favor the voice that says “two miles isn’t that far — and think of all the stuff you’ll see on the way!” Though my feet may  disagree, I nearly always side with the voice that tells […]

So you’re going to Milwaukee?

“Milwaukee??” That was my exact reaction when I found out where the Women in Travel Summit was being held this year. It seemed like an odd choice; but after a little reflection, I realized that because Milwaukee seemed like an odd choice actually made it the perfect choice.  I might never have chosen Milwaukee as a leisure […]

7 Items for Every Traveler’s Day Bag

If I’m exploring a new place, especially if I’m pressed for time, when I leave my accommodation – I’m leaving for the whole day. This is particularly true if I’m on a super-tight budget I’ll walk between each site or activity. I mean, I usually walk (even if I’ve got a little extra $$ to […]

Edinburgh in 36 Hours

Thirty-six hours was not nearly sufficient to explore Edinburgh. I plotted my itinerary knowing full well that I’d have to be either mighty efficient in with my exploration time, or else miss out on some of the things I wanted to do. I tend to be very organized with my “must-see” lists, and when I have only […]