At its best traveling with friends, a best pal or a small group enriches the shared life experiences and the compatibility that brought you together in the first place. Whether it’s an organized tour or your own planning with an agreed upon itinerary, accommodations, as you head out the big decisions are made. But living together 24/7 even in the short term can reveal surprises and stresses not evident in day-to-day interactions with your nearest and dearest. Following are some tips to help set expectations and ensure that the trip is indeed the wonderful memory your friendship deserves. Continue reading “How to travel with friends; 5 tips for a really great time”
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It’s not often I so whole-heartedly write about a product: in fact, this is a first for 3 Score & More. But I’ve just come back from 3, 2-3 week long trips and believe me, I WISH I’d had this tucked among my toiletries… a single-use shampoo that is Sulfate-FREE (a must for those of us with, ahem, color-treated hair), TSA approved, AND easy to pack….
So click on through the image below if you think this is something that needs to go into your suitcase next time….
What is really breaking the mold is that I’ve not personally tried the Squeeze Pod shampoo, so I’m taking the unusual step of endorsing it based on the strong reviews of Amazon customers, thoughtful response to consumer questions from the manufacturer, and the overall strong rating.
And ordering my own set post-haste. There’s a lot more travel out there….
I’d really like your thoughts – if you’re familiar with this please share your experience – would love to see your comments posted below!
Yours in suds,
© 2017 – Three Score & More
Casa Zinc in La Barra across the small wavy bridge from Uruguay’s famed costal hot spot, Punta del Este.
It’s part of the Tablet Hotel collection, which hints at its exclusive, uber-cool nature.
Casa Zinc is a small hotel, a hipster’s dream; an unassuming collection of six rooms in a quiet residential neighborhood off the main thoroughfare.
Don’t let the trompe d’oeil facade and Casa Zinc’s consciously rumpled public areas fool you. The illusion masks attention to detail in all creature comforts, wrapping modern conveniences in luxurious, carefully curated bohemian chic with just a whiff of intrigue.
Want to conjure up a mysterious past? Cafe Zinc is the perfect setting.
See if you don’t agree in the following slideshow or Casa Zinc’s online gallery, here.
Sweden is one of my favorite destinations. The southernmost region, Skane, where pastoral and woodsy beauty mixes with a stunning coastline, is a magical place within a very modern country.
On a solo road trip through Skane, I uncovered 3 unforgettable places, each deserving of its own narrative to share the soulful experiences of the seaside, forest, and yes, sophisticated dining.
Following is a summary of that trip which, at every turn, made my heart soar. The common thread is the laid-back warmth of the Swedish culture which both recognizes and celebrates the natural beauty and bounty found in this corner of the world. Links to the previously published posts are noted below.
We passengers crave being treated like minor royalty by cabin flight crews, even if seated in the most modest rows toward the tail of the plane. If the service is less than regal, could we be part of the problem?
Well, yes. A recent chance encounter with an off-the-clock Delta flight attendant, whom I’ll call Sheila, a 30-year veteran, provided some insights from her time working in all service classes.
Here are simple, no-fail tips to unlock the flight attendant love and help make that time at 30,000 feet above the earth as pleasant as it can be. Continue reading “3 No-fail tips to unlock flight attendant love”
One blessing of being the “older” generation is the delight of organizing and hosting an intergenerational getaway. To my mind, it outweighs any holiday or birthday gift “thing” you can bestow; the experience itself is priceless for all.
A recent ski weekend honored 2 birthdays, but it could be anything/activity wherein all shared a new adventure and the sense of discovery.
Here are some tips on making an intergenerational weekend – of any kind – a success.
2017 is well underway – do you know where your travel bucket list stands? Because the lists themselves are often so willy-nilly… I’ve decided to create Bucket List Goals to help structure a sometimes feckless travel decision-making process. Each of these categories fulfills my passion for travel, style, and discovery. And each promises to open new horizons.
You’ll read about all these adventures as they unfold, but here’s the plan-in-progress.
Surprisingly, the heart of New York City – midtown Manhattan – holds a treasure trove of outdoor ice skating each winter. Three top spots offer the simple pleasure of skating in the fresh air amid stunning surroundings. Forgot your skates? Each venue includes rental of all you need to tap into your inner Sonja Heine. So take a turn around the rink, or a lesson to get you started….. Continue reading “Outdoor ice skating in Manhattan – 3 top spots”
Guest blogger Paula Forman shares her favorite winter pick-me-up, Miami’s South Beach, and the destination hotel for body and soul. There is a lot of winter left but, really, who couldn’t use this any time of year?
It’s always a matter of taste, but I adore Miami and especially THE BETSY in South Beach. Continue reading “Ready, Set, Go: The Betsy in South Beach”
In the roller coaster year of 2016, the indisputable bright spot for me was the launch of 3 Score and More in May. With gratitude for all the extraordinary experiences, and excitement about what lies ahead, here’s a “best of” look at how Travel, Style, and Discovery played out over the last eight months…. Continue reading “A Blogger’s Rookie Year”