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One Tribe Apparel: Thailand’s new socially-conscious fashion trend

One Tribe Apparel: Thailand’s new socially-conscious fashion trend

I’m a believer in traveling for good. You know, travel that serves others whether it’s through missions, voluntourism, or simply giving back to a community that moved you. Years ago, my husband and I traveled to Grenada and our tour guide was just the best, […]

Visiting one of Italy’s Lesser-known Wine Regions: Monferrato

Visiting one of Italy’s Lesser-known Wine Regions: Monferrato

Yeah, it’s no surprise by now that I like to drink wine, but in all honesty, I’d rather be exploring wine regions than actually imbibing. There’s one thing all wine regions have in common – beauty. But whether it’s Napa, Tuscany, Bordeaux, or lesser known […]

Saving money for your dream vacation

Saving money for your dream vacation

Summer is over. Boo hoo. But hey – it’s time to start thinking about that next vacation! I often get asked how I afford to travel as much as I do. My husband and I will have different opinions on this, particularly the word “afford”. […]

7 Practical Safe Travel Tips From an FBI Agent

7 Practical Safe Travel Tips From an FBI Agent

Every time I’m headed off to a new destination overseas, I get a ton of questions from people, “Is it safe?”, “Aren’t you worried about terrorism?”, “Where do you find safe travel tips?”  You won’t see me, willingly, traveling to Afghanistan anytime soon, and despite incidents […]

The best travel tools every traveler needs in their carry on

The best travel tools every traveler needs in their carry on

There’s nothing worse than being on the road only to discover that you left one of your must-have travel accessories at home. From cell phones that die in the middle of an interview to being stuck on the tarmac with no headphones, as a travel […]

Advice for moving abroad with kids from an expat

Advice for moving abroad with kids from an expat

Thinking of moving abroad with kids? When my kids were just 7 and 9 years old, I packed them up from their cushy Florida lifestyle and moved them to Milan, Italy as expats. As if uprooting them from their friends was not enough, I was […]


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