16 Ways to Enjoy Gatlinburg as an Adult

Under the misconception that Gatlinburg is only a family vacation destination? Think again. Armed with a close friend and lots of moonshine, I set out to explore the Smoky Mountain base town.... Read More

#OneMoreDay: Take Advantage of Your Vacation Time

Where would you go if you had one more day of vacation? Read More

Eat Music City

The tastiest weekend of the year in Nashville is back as the second annual Music City Food + Wine festival comes to town. Read More

Croatia: Lovely, but Not Cheap

While Croatia was one of the most beautiful countries I've visited in recent years, I also had sticker shock at just how expensive it's gotten. Read More

Montenegro: Climbing the Walls of Kotor

Is Montenegro slated to become the next big warm weather European destination? It won me over, and it only took a single afternoon. Read More

Photo Friday

New York, New York

New York City WTC Memorial

I wasn’t in New York City when the towers fell. I wouldn’t move there until 2005 when the skyline had already been forever altered. While, at the time, I was in my freshmen year of college living with a roommate who… Read More

Corfu, Greece

Corfu, Greece

I had been to Greece once before. In 2006, my former flatmate Jo from my Edinburgh days found a killer deal to Kos for 10 days. So we went, and we explored the surrounding islands and even hopped over into… Read More

Ponza, Italy

Ponza, Italy

When you go on a cruise, it’s always the unexpected towns—not the big ‘uns you’ve heard about all your life—that wind up being the most charming. Our first stop on our Royal Clipper cruise through the Mediterranean was no different…. Read More

Nashville, Tennessee

12South Engagement Shoot in Nashville, Tennessee

We cut our Europe trip a wee bit shorter than originally scheduled—though three weeks wound up being more than enough time; maybe even too much—to fly back at 5pm today and make it to the 6:30 wedding of two people… Read More

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16 Ways to Enjoy Gatlinburg as an Adult

Pretty Smoky Mountains

This past spring, Jade and I spent a girls’ weekend in Gatlinburg for the annual food and wine festival. Gatlinburg has a reputation as a family destination, but we had quite the grand time as two thirty-something adults palling around… Read More

#OneMoreDay: Take Advantage of Your Vacation Time

Utah's Canyonlands

I don’t know about you, but I could use a vacation. After just finishing my stint filling in for one of my editors who was on maternity leave, I’m feeling more overwhelmed than ever. Don’t get me wrong, I loved… Read More

Eat Music City

Music City Food + Wine

Nashville is having a moment, y’all. Correction: Nashville has been having a moment, and it shows no signs of slowing down anytime soon. September is my very favorite month in my Southern state, and the arrival of two beloved festivals… Read More

Nashville Neighborhoods: SoBro + Rutledge Hill

Nashville SoBro

As we’re right smack in the middle of Music City’s busiest month, I thought it perfect timing to launch my new “Nashville Neighborhoods” series in which I detail my favorite parts of a different ‘hood in each installment. After all,… Read More