The Dark Side of Travel Blogging

While this may have started out as a negative topic, it has evolved for me into more of a call for solutions. Everyone is talking about what's wrong with travel blogging, and there is some room for that acknowledgement: but I want to take that a step farther. Let’s brainstorm some ways to shine a light on the dark side of travel blogging.

When in Doubt... Do Something

Although I read a mixture of fiction and nonfiction last year, one particular concept was alluded to, mentioned, explained and reiterated in so much of what I read that I figured it was important enough to deserve its own blog post.

What I've Been Learning About Money Lately

So far in 2018, I’ve been reading blogs, listening to podcasts, taking a finance class on Coursera, talking to friends and generally doing whatever I can to get smarter about money. So I figured it was time for an update about some of the things I’ve been learning.

Hello From a London Laundry Room

Since I’ve been to London a few times before, I decided to bring my laptop this time. I had visions of mornings spent in East London cafes sipping cappuccinos while writing a few blog posts. But old habits die hard, apparently. 

Introducing... My Fifties Fixer Upper

I've been trying to come up with a clever title to use when I talk about my new house here on the blog, but for now all I can think of is "the fifties fixer upper"... which may not be the most creative, but does summarize the situation pretty well.

Why Visit Vienna?

I’ll be the first to admit that I’m London girl, through and through... but there is another European city I’d happily end up in long term, short term or just for another visit, and I don’t see it mentioned on blogs as often as other European travel hubs. So I think it's time to change that.