One-Day Business Trip to Detroit

Some people say Detroit is a dead city. Some say that historic Motor City has been pushed past the point of no return after taking an economic beating in the last decade. But I spent just one day in Detroit on business, and I can personally attest that Detroit is very much alive, and very much on an upswing. The people of Detroit are strong. No economic decline can keep them down for good. Here’s…

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How to Spend a Long Weekend in San Diego

I found myself back in San Diego, California for the second spring in a row for a conference. Last year, my sister-in-law and her three kids were living in Coronado while her husband was out to sea. This year, I’m flying solo in San Diego with a day or so to kill on either side of the conference. If you’re planning a spring trip to San Diego, here are some recommendations to get inspired! Below…

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What to Do With A Week in Bogotá, Colombia

I got to visit the wonderful capital city and largest city of Colombia, Bogotá, twice in one year! Once was for a school trip, upon which I got to meet my amazing VML colleagues in that city. Then, there was a follow-up visit that summer to help my colleagues in that office launch a practice. What a cool opportunity, and I was absolutely honored to be a part of it. Below are my experiences and…

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15 New Year’s Travel Resolutions Ideas

As 2017 comes to a close and I look forward to a clean slate in 2018, I am taking time to remember all that has happened this year, and all I hope to do in the next. I appreciate this time for its focus on mindful reflection. This time when we appreciate what we have and what we’ve done, and ask ourselves hard questions about how we will challenge ourselves, experience the world, find happiness…

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Christmas Week in Annapolis & Washington, DC

My husband and I rotate where we do Christmas each year. Some years we may stay home in Kansas City to visit with my side of the family and some of his, we may travel to wherever his parents are, or we’ll escape Christmas altogether and travel just the two of us wherever we want to go. This year was Christmas in Annapolis with his parents, and his sister, her husband and their three kids…

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