Playa Viva | all-inclusive eco-resort in Mexico (with baby turtles)

Playa Viva | all-inclusive eco-resort in Mexico (with baby turtles)

Some people are natural parents, the kind that roll with their young child’s vomiting, midnight fevers, and unexplained week-long diarrhea. I am not one of those people. The first few years of my daughter’s life were the most challenging I’ve ever lived through. She was born at home without a problem, yet the usual childhood […]

Eat | good food made with love

Eat | good food made with love

Buzz was moving around about this new restaurant downtown. Something about awesome breakfast and fresh ingredients. In Las Vegas, where outside of fine dining you get a sea of chain restaurants and hit-or-miss buffets? Yeah, I’ve been to good hole-in-the-wall Indian, Thai, and Japanese eateries here, but this place was being referred to as really […]

Yoga Retreat at Avalon Springs | Solyoga Trips

Yoga Retreat at Avalon Springs | Solyoga Trips

I was in need of a recharge this past summer so searched for a yoga retreat knowing it’d be an easy sell to get my husband on board. I stumbled upon Solyoga Trips online and their Avalon Springs Like Water for Chocolate AcroYoga retreat. Any adult who has read the book by Laura Esquivel Like […]

Flight 001 | a one-stop shop for globetrotters

Flight 001 | a one-stop shop for globetrotters

Flight 001 in San Francisco, described as the “place to go for the modern jet setter,” has a cargo load of travel books, guides, maps, tags, bags, and every trip accessory needed and not really needed but nice to have. This place will draw the serious globetrotter like a magnet—got me. It truly might be […]

8 Christmas Gifts for a World Traveler

8 Christmas Gifts for a World Traveler

Shopping for a globetrotter or global denizen you love? Here’s my selection of Christmas gifts that the world traveler or third culture kid in your life would appreciate. 1. Moleskin Cahier Journal (Set of 3) These are my favorite little notebooks.I always have one in my shoulder bag to jot down thoughts, addresses, or names. […]

YOU ARE HERE | literary maps and the imagination

YOU ARE HERE | literary maps and the imagination

“I am told there are people who do not care for maps, and I find it hard to believe.” – Robert Louis Stevenson I remember the time before GPS and Google maps, when I used paper maps for my trips and loved them. I still do, believe it or not, having yet to accept the […]