This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of DoubleTree by Hilton. All opinions are 100% mine. This year is a presidential election year in the U.S. Negativity fills the airwaves, conversations with friends, my Facebook feed. Now, more than ever, it’s easy to forget to be nice. But as a traveler, I try […]
I'm very excited to announce the date of our next ...
There are lots of interesting and some unusual food experiences in Japan, but there are few that beat sushi, a simple and perfect food. The best sushi is made only of the freshest ingredients and lightly prepared by an expert who knows exactly how to make the quality of the seafood shine. The are a […]
Five years ago, Kevin and I joined his dad and one of his brothers for a somewhat unusual winter vacation. We took the Amtrak train north to attend the Winter Wings Festival, an annual bird-watching conference in Klamath Falls, Oregon. Birding in Klamath Falls The Klamath Falls area is one of the top birding locations in the […]
The only thing Kevin wanted to do in Japan was photograph cherry blossoms. Hundreds of thousands of pink and white-blossomed cherry (“sakura”) trees fill the streets of Japan. Cherry blossom spotting is such an important annual activity in Japan, the national government publishes a “cherry blossom” forecast to share when the bloom will happen. We […]
FOOD + DRINK
This is a guest post written by EIT reader, Kacey Mya. She offered to share some ways to plan healthy eats for your next road trip. Thanks for sharing, Kacey! — Cassie Road trips are the ultimate classic when it comes to customizable travel and unforgettable fun. Forgoing planes and trains to get behind the […]
I’m very excited to announce the date of our next San Francisco Bay Area reader meetup and local foodie outing. Our last #SweetsCrawl tour of Palo Alto was a lot of fun and I’ve been itching to do it again. So mark your calendars and save this date: Saturday, May 14. This time, we’re doing something a little […]