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The Gallery Inn – San Juan, Puerto Rico

The Gallery Inn - San Juan, Puerto Rico |

I love unique places. With a chain hotel, you generally know what you’re getting and I can see how if you travel a lot, that sameness can be reassuring. One less thing to worry about. I like taking a chance on a one-off though. Interesting and unique hotels are part of the travel charm. Well, you can’t get much more unique than the Gallery Inn in Old San Juan, Puerto Rico.

What I Wore in Boston

What to Pack for Boston |

I was recently in Boston to speak at the Women in Travel Summit. I initially had thoughts of going carry-on only but a mix of day and evening events, chilly weather and the fact that I extended my stay to 6 days put the kibosh to that. Want to know what I packed for springtime in Boston?

Where I Ate in Boston

Where to Eat in Boston - Mike's Pastry |

I was in Boston recently, speaking at the Women in Travel Summit and, of course, while I was in Beantown I had to check out the food scene. Food is often one of those things that I remember best about the places I visit. Over the past decade Boston has been experiencing an emerging foodie scene focused on local ingredients. There’s a lot more going on than just clam chowder.

4 Great Stylish Sneakers for Travel

Sneakers for Travel

Sneakers are back, in a serious way. For the last few fashion seasons, flats have been taking over from heels as being the footwear of choice of trendsetters. In particular sneakers. You know something is hot when they show up in multiple runway shows! Everyone from Valentino to Louboutin are rockin’ runners. So what does this mean for us travellers? We can be both fashion-forward and comfortable! Tired, aching feet rejoice!

SUP Seattle

SUP With You?

Every now and then a new activity will emerge and become really popular. It seems like everyone and their dog is doing it, so you'd best try it too. That was my thought o...

What I Wore in Paris |

What I Wore in Paris

Heading to the eternally chic City of Lights this past fall, I wanted to make sure that I didn't stand out as a tourist. Parisian women are known worldwide for their part...

Dear Paris |

To All the Places I’ve Loved Before…

It's no secret that Valentine's Day and I don't get along. We started off ok, then hit some major bumpy spots. We mostly just exist separately these days. But this year I...

Bouillon Chartier |

A Parisian Anomaly: Bouillon Chartier

I wanted to eat well in Paris. I really did. Sometimes I failed - too many ham and cheese baguettes. Sometimes I did ok - like Boeuf Bourguignon and a French red while si...

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