Packing shoes is always a challenge. My goal is comfort without sacrificing style. If it’s too practical, forget it!! Enter twinkle toes…comfy, fun, but practical solutions that will also make you smile.
Metallic goes with everything; gold, silver, bronze…it’s up to you. Continue reading “Twinkle Toes – Shoes to Make You Smile”
You savvy travelers no doubt know about the Swedish Tourist Association‘s campaign to link the world to Sweden – one Swede at a time – by calling a national phone number (+46 771-793-336; international charges apply). What better way to celebrate Sweden’s 250th anniversary of the abolition of censorship than to encourage the entire population to chat with strangers about, well, anything.
I wanted to learn about Skane, in Sweden’s southeast and high on my travel list. So, I called. Continue reading “How to Call a Random Swede in Sweden”
These ten apps enrich any trip either by avoiding/mitigating hassles or simply setting the stage for serendipitous memories. A few of the apps are indispensable in everyday life, too.
Note: Trip planning or itinerary-based apps (e.g. TripAdvisor, packing guides, Trip-It, etc.) are not included here. All below are free unless noted and all but one are available for both Android and iPhone. Continue reading “My Top 10 Travel Apps”
Few neighborhoods in America host a collection of shops catering to exquisite/expensive layette and baby/toddler clothing and gifts. New York’s Upper East Side is one of them. Paris or Milan hold no advantage for selecting the “right” (and expensive) newborn gift. The UES has a mile stretch of children’s boutiques for doting grown-ups to swathe the young’uns in Euro – or Euro-inspired – splendor. Continue reading “5 Shops for Baby Love on the Upper East Side”
The best thing about San Francisco is San Francisco
–Frank Lloyd Wright
Here are 8 tips from what I learned as I set out to change-up the typical city tourist experience, to grasp the warp and weft of San Francisco. Would it be weird, as a solo traveler? Not one bit as it turned out, and the freedom was priceless. Continue reading “San Francisco Solo @ 60+ 8 Tips to make it great”