7 Fun Bachelorette Party Ideas for Non-Drinkers in the USA

When my sister Kerry asked me to be her maid of honor, I knew I had to throw the most bangin bachelorette party of all time. But, since she doesn’t really drink, the typical Vegas girls trip was not going to work. So I started looking for fun bachelorette party…

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Five Uber Drivers You’ll Meet on the Road (+What You’ll Learn from Them)

Oh, Uber drivers. You come across some crazy characters when traveling. You can learn a lot from people when you least expect it, if you only take a moment to listen. Everyone, even people you meet in passing, has a story to tell. I’ve met some of the most interesting people…

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2017 in Review: My Best and Worst Travel Moments

2017 in review. Wow. 2017 was a big year for me! I quit a job a hated. I quit a job I actually liked, but took too much time away from my writing. I started eating better. I stopped eating better. I went on a lot of trips. In 2016,…

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Bad Brunch: Getting Lost at the Hungarian Embassy Washington DC

Have you ever tried to have brunch in an abandoned building? I did, at the Hungarian Embassy Washington DC. I was in DC for the inauguration and a quintessential thing to do there is crash an embassy for free alcohol. So, after spending the morning at the Women’s March, I…

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What’s it like to Attend a Texas State Society Inaugural Ball?

I went to the Black Tie and Boots Texas State Society Inaugural Ball in January 2017. Here’s what happened: Texans are my favorite kind of people, so it’s a good thing I spent inauguration eve with nearly 10,000 of them. I’ve gained a little weight since college, so my red…

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