Monthly Roundup

December: Something Old and Something New

December: Something Old and Something New

While the highlight of November was traveling out of the country for the first time since the summer, my December adventures all took place in the U.S. On the way to my home state of New Jersey, where I spent Christmas with my parents, I stopped […]

November: Thinking Globally and Exploring Locally

November: Thinking Globally and Exploring Locally

After exploring a few new destinations in the U.S. during the month of October, in November I traveled to Guatemala – my first international trip since the summer.

October: Back Home but Not for Long

October: Back Home but Not for Long

I kicked my travels back into high gear in October after a relatively quiet August and September.

August and September: End-of-Summer Highlights

August and September: End-of-Summer Highlights

After all of the travel I did during the spring and early summer, I needed to settle down for a while. And I needed to make some money.

July: Appreciating the Comforts of Home

July: Appreciating the Comforts of Home

All good things must come to an end, and July marked the end of nearly three months of non-stop travel (Read what I was up to in April, May and June).

June: Not Slowing Down Yet

June: Not Slowing Down Yet

While I feel very fortunate to have seen new cities, countries and states, reunited with old friends and made lots of new ones over the past three months, I must admit that now – in mid-July – I’m exhausted.

May: A Memorable Month on Land and at Sea

May: A Memorable Month on Land and at Sea

In mid-April I kicked off two months of nearly non-stop travel, so I’m only now (in July) sitting down to think about all that has happened during this time. May was a big month for me for a lot of reasons. I turned 40 (and […]

April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

April: On the Road from Alpha to Warsaw

I’m writing this post slightly before the end of the month, since I’m taking off for Poland tonight! This month I put my head down on pillows in six different cities: Somerville, MA; Alpha, NJ; Asheville, NC; Milwaukee, WI; Boston, MA; and Warsaw, Poland. Even for […]

March: Packing Up and Planning Ahead

March: Packing Up and Planning Ahead

Yes, I know it’s almost a week into April. (That seems to be the theme with my monthly roundups!)   Packing Up The reason for the delay in my monthly roundup was largely due to the fact that I spent the majority of the month packing up […]

February: Armchair Adventures and Sweet Treats

February: Armchair Adventures and Sweet Treats

Yes, I know it’s already a week into March.  Armchair Adventures I spent most of this short month at home in Boston, but I did have a few mental vacations. For the second year in a row, I attended the The Boston Globe Travel Show, where I […]