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Food

Sandpoint Idaho Guide

45 minutes north of its more famous neighbor 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 […]

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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 in New York City 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 + […]

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Family, Travel

Tips from Top Travel Moms

Influencers, photographers and others share family travel advice including friendliest destinations, must have items and tips for dealing with dreaded kid jet lag. I’m so inspired by the moms I’m seeing crisscrossing the globe with their kids on social media. I decided to reach out to some of my favorites to […]

City, Paris

Two Perfect Days in Paris

This two-day itinerary in the city of light incorporates plenty of good food, art, sightseeing, shopping and a little exercise. I would happily live these two Paris itineraries over and over again if given the chance. Each incorporates everything I love to experience when I travel: good food, art, sightseeing, […]