Archive for the 'Travel' Category

12 Southwest Airlines Hacks

Monday, December 7th, 2015

As someone who travels nearly constantly for work, I have ended up falling in love with Southwest airlines. Their sense of humor, positive attitudes, incredible loyalty program and large flight network has made my travel life much easier and much more predictable (in a good way). Here are a few random Southwest Hacks that I’ve […]

5 Packing Essentials for Germany in the Fall & Winter

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

As a professional and constant domestic traveler who lives in Arizona, I found myself feeling a little lost when faced with packing for a late-October vacation to Northern Germany. I scoured pinterest, travel podcasts and blog posts and got a lot of good advice. While I did okay with my choices, I’ll share what worked, […]

Beginners Guide to the German Train System

Sunday, November 22nd, 2015

I’m about 48 hours home from a week long vacation covering Northern and Western Germany, and I’m still drunk in love with the Deutche Bahn system. This warm affection didn’t come without a mild initial nervous breakdown and fair lack of planning on my part. That said, it’s all still very do-able. I had done […]

6 Sneaky Ways to feel at Home in a Hotel

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014

This past year my job has kept me on the road more often than not. While frequent travel has its perks, it can also get lonely and make you miss the comforts of home. Here are six tricks I’ve picked up along the way to feel more at home when you’re away. Unpack. Whenever I […]

Uber in Alaska

Wednesday, September 17th, 2014

As an expat Alaskan I was super excited to see a tweet from @Uber_AK claiming that the first drivers were being dispatched in Anchorage! It always fills me with a little joy to see my home state get the same modern comforts I enjoy down here in the contiguous US. I use Uber regularly and […]

Uber car service launching in Phoenix

Wednesday, November 14th, 2012

If you live in one of 17 select major US cities, you might be familiar with Uber. Maybe you’ve even gotten a ride from one of their shiny black cars. If you’re in one of the cities that they haven’t expanded to (yet) maybe you’re not familiar- let me fill you in: It’s an uber […]

Phoenix Event: Cupcake Love In 2012

Monday, November 12th, 2012

  Few things unite people as much as this adorable baked treat. It’s happy, welcoming shape has become a cultural icon of peace, love and good cheer. Cupcakes bring out the best in us all, and I was so happy to have not only gotten to attend the 3rd annual Cupcake Love In, but to […]

BlogHer 2011: Decompressing

Wednesday, August 10th, 2011

Wow. BlogHer was just… wow. I guess never having gone before, I really didn’t have much by way of preconceived notions of what to expect. There was everything one might expect- just MORE of it. More women bloggers, more vendors in the expo hall, more swag, more drink tickets… it was like everything that my […]

BlogHer 2011 here I come!

Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011

So it’s here already! I leave first thing in the morning for San Diego to meet up with Super Wife Jenny for a fabulous girls weekend and our first BlogHer adventure. Unfortunately, with as crazy as life has been- me with a new job and Jenny with a new baby AND a freshly broken leg, […]

Career: Traveling for work

Sunday, June 5th, 2011

My absence in posting lately ties directly into this topic- I just started a new job and was away for training. Have you ever had to fly to another city or state for work? A convention or sales meeting maybe? Personally, I was so excited the first time I had to fly on business. I remember […]