Foodie Find: Hog Island Oyster Farm — Tomales Bay, California

Many years ago, in college, I tried eating an oyster for the first time (and it was a gigantic one–in my memory it was at least the size of my palm, if not bigger) at our senior class picnic. Rather than learn to embrace the seafood delicacy, my fear of the slimy bivalve was confirmed, … More Foodie Find: Hog Island Oyster Farm — Tomales Bay, California

Safety Tips for Solo Travel (as a female, but also as a male, but also just as a smart traveler)

#WEGOSOLO: The Issue of Women’s Solo Travel I know I’m late to the game on weighing in on this issue, but I was reminded of it yesterday when I read the gruesome news that the body of missing Canadian traveler, Elisa Lam, was found in a rooftop water tank of a Los Angeles hotel. She … More Safety Tips for Solo Travel (as a female, but also as a male, but also just as a smart traveler)

My Top SIX Travel Tips

Inspired by a post I saw today in which food, travel, and bad-assery legend Anthony Bourdain shares his top five travel tips, I am posting my own travel tips–except I’m one-upping him and posting six travel tips! Ha! Actually, the post made me realize that in all of my traveling, I’ve gained a fair bit of … More My Top SIX Travel Tips