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The Tuileries in Paris
City, Paris, Travel

Paris Top Ten

Don’t have a lot of time to plan a trip to Paris? Use this “cheat sheet,” which includes a mix of shopping, museums, restaurants and bars. It is not easy to pick ten things to eat, drink and see in my favorite city and, as all cities do, Paris is […]

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Food, Paris

Is Septime the Most Parisian Restaurant in Paris?

Talking local ingredients and graffiti with Chef Bertrand Grébaut plus tips for snagging a reservation. While it’s true that many non-French chefs have helped reinvigorate Paris’s dining scene in recent years, there are plenty of native sons who are contributing immensely. I think the neo-bistro Septime, owned and operated by […]

Image of Casey Hatfield-Chiotti water skiing on Lake Pend Oreille in Northern Idaho
Adventure, Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of Coeur d’Alene, this town on Idaho’s largest lake offers equally beautiful scenery and fewer crowds. Each summer, my family spends two weeks in Sandpoint, a town on Lake Pend Oreille in the Idaho Panhandle. I’ve done my fair share of traveling and I think this is one […]

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Travel

What I Learned at Women’s Travel Fest

If you’re a woman interested in starting a travel-related business, this empowering annual conference is for you. I’ve been writing about food and travel since 2012. During that time, I’ve reached many of my goals like being published in The New York Times and Travel + Leisure. I still have […]