new orleans travel guide: two chicks’ brothels, bordellos, and ladies of the night walking tour

A few weekends ago, my friend Amanda and I jetted down to New Orleans for a five-day girls' trip. When we were first contemplating where we would go for our girls' trip this year, we almost nixed New Orleans because we didn't know how safe it would be for two women to be wandering around …

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a perfect weekend in new york by way of jersey city

Oh, hey there. It's been a little while, hasn't it? My writing mojo's been missing, so I was just taking a little break, zooming through books, and planning our end-of-the-year escapades to Australia and New Zealand. (I'm not counting down the days, not at all.) But now I'm back, and I'm going to tell you …

hawaii travel guide: pearl harbor

Hawaii Travel Guide | Pearl Harbor

Like many people, I am very interested in World War II. It's a fascinating, if not completely bonkers, section of history, and I gobble up pretty much anything that has to do with it---be it historical fiction (like All the Light We Cannot See), or actual biographies (like Unbroken), or films (like The Imitation Game or Valkyrie)---the list …

the top 10 things to do in kauai, hawaii

Top 10 Things to Do in Kauai | Climb Wailua Falls

Recently, I read an article in the LA Times about Kauai's record rainfall earlier this month: Records indicate that Kauai got 50 inches of rain within 24 hours, and scientists posit that this record-breaking and destructive weather is a result of global warming---and that there's plenty more where that came from. And while I know …