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Why originality doesn’t matter
Originality doesn’t matter in the sense that pursuing originality rarely results in original work. So instead, do something meaningful and originality will take care of itself.
How to make Brussels sprouts taste delicious
How do you make Brussels sprouts taste delicious? You take an idea gleaned from a meal on a trip and apply it at home to create a new taste sensation.
Thoughtful Travel: A new way to go
Thoughtful travel means being both reflective about your experience and considerate to others. It can change the way you travel for business or how you travel in general.
Use your words: Why it helps to write things down
“Use your words” is good advice for upset kids and excited travelers. Photographs help, but sometimes the only way to capture both details and feelings is to write them down in the moment.
How to make your writing – and trips – more interesting and memorable
What’s the secret to making your writing or your art more interesting and memorable? Details. But knowing how to collect those details can make a huge difference to your writing, your art and even to your trips.
Hair fairies and how it works
A little girl with cancer. A caring friend with a story. A way for others to get involved and make a difference. There’s more here than hair fairies…
How to travel like a beginner – Part 2
How to travel like a beginner…or maybe not This past week, I attempted to travel like a beginner, a novice unfamiliar with words like bulkhead, elite line or overhead bin. I tried to view air travel as a newbie. I failed. Why it’s hard to travel like a beginner I think I was doomed before I ever threw my carryon into the trunk of my car. While I laud…
How to travel like a beginner…even if you’re not one – Part 1
Even if you’re a veteran traveler, there are benefits to learning to travel like a beginner. You may even rediscover what you love about travel.