Never Drink Alone in Montreal

Pulling our suitcases behind us down Laurent Boulevard towards Old Montreal, we were two women ready to take on the eighth largest city in North America. Adults in the eyes of most laws around the world – Meg, a recent high school graduate, me her mother, not. At first I feared I made a mistake bringing … Read more

Euphoria Festival Greenville, South Carolina | Food, Wine, and Music

We came. We saw. We ate. We drank. The aptly named Euphoria Festival was held in Greenville, S.C. The festival has quickly become a favorite Southeastern jaunt for people near and far.  The festival was founded in  2006 by singer/songwriter Edwin McCain and local restaurateur Carl Sobocinski. Food and music together in the setting of Greenville with its award-winning … Read more

Wearable Luggage and Other Things I Love this Week

History of travel – an animated view of the story so far (Infographic), Tnooz, by Kevin May via HotelClub This is an absolute travel and history lover’s dream! Shared over on Tnooz this week, this fantastic animated infographic highlights the History of Travel. The graphic proposes 1863 as the year marking the dawn of modern tourism. … Read more

Fins Up and Feeding Frenzy at Margaritaville in Myrtle Beach


When I tell people I live in Myrtle Beach they get all kinds of images in their heads about my family’s and my lifestyles. Taking them to Margaritaville only serves to reinforce the nonsense. Yes, after the pilgrimage to Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville, there is little chance of us dispelling our guests’ preconceived notions. The Millure … Read more

US Editor Roundup: Planes, Trains, and Travel Secrets

travel by train, complaining about air travel

Take a plane or a train? Or is the grass always greener? Every time you’re undergoing a full body scan, waiting in a long line with the miserable masses, or about to see the last leg of your flight cancelled, the appeal of train travel is undeniable.  Personally, I love train travel. Train travel and Amtrak … Read more

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