Chugging Along on the St. Kitts Scenic Railway

All aboard! A coastal journey along the St. Kitts Scenic Railway may be just about the most fun you have (sober) while exploring this dense Caribbean isle. Read More

What I Read in 2014: Part I

Looking for a good book to read on your next trip? I've got a few to recommend. Read More

19 Reasons to Go to St. Kitts

Know very little about the Caribbean isle of St. Kitts? Or worse, never even heard of it? Read on, and I'll tell you exactly why you should consider it for your next tropical vacation. Read More

Eating and Drinking Our Way Through Savannah

Dining out in Savannah: the good, the better and the delicious. Read More

Photo Friday: Seattle, Washington

Seattle's spectacularly colorful Chihuly Garden and Glass galleries will win over even those who traditionally don't enjoy museums (like me!). Read More

Photo Friday

Seattle, Washington

Chihuly Garden and Glass in Seattle

I’ve spent the entire last week penning museum copy for a city in which I don’t live, and while that’s pretty par for the course in my line of work, it reminded me of how much I really don’t enjoy… Read More

Memphis, Tennessee

Train Station in Memphis

Has the weather been totally schizophrenic where you are? Because it sure is here: 75 degrees one day, 30 the next. I’m over winter. And I don’t know how to dress…ever. I left home on Wednesday, for example, in bare… Read More

Key West, Florida

Key West, Florida

I swear one of these days I’ll be done talking about our vacation to the Florida Keys earlier this winter, but right about now when we’re socked in with cold and precipitation, it’s a nice, little mental break to somewhere… Read More

Big Pine Key, Florida

Big Pine Kayak, Florida Keys

The job of a travel writer includes a whole lot of eating. I know what you’re thinking—rough gig, huh? But it can be hard to keep your weight in tact when you’re visiting a destination like the Florida Keys where… Read More

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Chugging Along on the St. Kitts Scenic Railway

St. Kitts Scenic Railway Train

If I could choose one mode of transportation to take always, it would be the train, no questions asked. I’ve traveled to many a European country by rail and even among some U.S. states, too. So I was thrilled—and a… Read More

A Fairytale Texas Wedding

Wedding at Stonehouse Villa in Texas

We go to a lot of weddings—I am Southern, after all—but there’s nothing remotely comparable to seeing your best friend marry her absolute perfect match in a wedding that is just so…them. Lemon and I met when we were randomly… Read More

Ziplining Through the St. Kitts Rainforest

Ziplining in St. Kitts with Sky Safaris

We didn’t waste any time after arriving in St. Kitts a week and a half ago—we hit the ground running from the first morning, and immediately set out to up our heart rates by doing a little ziplining through the… Read More

What I Read in 2014: Part I

Kindle Paperwhite

This year’s reading is going slightly better than last; however, I tend to find myself falling asleep on my Kindle 10 minutes after getting into bed. Much of my reading these days is done during daylight hours on the treadmill… Read More