Hi, friend. If you’ve been following me on Instagram lately you that know that Mr. Scout and I have recently returned from a fabulous journey to Venice, Croatia, and Prague, including one-week cruising along the Dalmatian Coast on Crystal’s 62-passenger Crystal Esprit, an indulgent small ship that’s been dubbed a “yacht” because it delivers a yacht-like lifestyle experience — and whose not […]

Hey friend, have you heard of Times Journeys travel programs? Designed with New York Times readers, like me, in mind, they feature Times’ editors and other Times “approved experts on trip to places like Machu Piccu and Normandy. A few weeks ago, when Times Journeys kicked off  its first weekend program inside the Times’ headquarters […]

United Airlines’ recent announcement about non-stop daily flights from Madison, Wisconsin to San Francisco beginning this June is the BEST news I’ve heard in a long, long time! Just think of the possibilities! The Northern California Coastline, a girls’ wine-tasting weekend at Solage, a trip to the Ferry Plaza Farmers’ Market, and so much more! Cheers […]

If you love beaches and dogs as much as I do, imagine this:  You go to stunning Turks and Caicos, a Caribbean outpost known for its snow white sands and turquoise sea. You socialize a needy puppy in the sunshine. Fall deeply in love. Save the puppy by taking him home with you in the airplane […]