Louisiana Food Isn’t Just Cajun


A tip for the Louisiana, Creole, and Cajun food tour: if it seems too complex, just keep on eating. If there is one thing I learned during a journey through Louisiana, it’s that I’m pretty sure Louisianans are the original foodies. Thanks to a long history, a unique terrain, and at least a half a dozen cultural influences … Read more

PrAna Clothes for Travel #packprAna


Meeting the challenge of finding comfortable and chic travel clothes with sustainable fair trade clothing company, PrAna Being familiar with eco clothing company, PrAna, I knew that their website featured an assortment of incredibly fit-looking people. An otherworldly lot of individuals is to be found here – hanging 10 in Hawaii, dangling from cliffs, and bending themselves into to … Read more

Charleston Joggling Board History

history of joggling board charleston

Instagram of the week: Charleston Joggling Board History When wandering around Charleston’s #beautiful residential #neighborhoods, it won’t take long to spot a #jogglingboard. A “what?” you ask?  Usually constructed from longleaf pine, a joggling board is made of two wooden stands with a long  plank of wood in between.  The long board is traditionally 16’ – 22’ long … Read more

Visiting Napa Wineries While Staying in Provence

When visiting Napa Wineries, Yountville’s Maison Fleurie offers Provencal touches. When I was looking for a place to stay near the Napa wineries around Yountville, located in the central Napa Valley, I didn’t think I’d be able to find something within our budget. I assumed the small town’s accommodation options consisted solely of high end resorts such as … Read more

Pacsafe Citysafe 200 Review: My New Favorite Travel Purse


Review of the PacSafe Citysafe 200 travel purse I purchased a new travel purse for a recent trip, the Pacsafe Citysafe 200 (specifically, [easyazon_link keywords=”Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag Black” locale=”US” tag=”tbelles-20″]Pacsafe Luggage Citysafe 200 Gii Handbag in Black[/easyazon_link]). My need for a new travel purse was two-fold: Having recently downsized cameras to an [easyazon_link keywords=”Olympus micro … Read more

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