5 Top Neighborhoods to Catch Baseball’s Spirit

April 22, 2016Articles, Brand USA, Travel Guides

  April 2016 with Brand USA || A classic baseball outing in the United States begins long before the game starts. In many cities, fans flock to the areas surrounding the ballpark hours prior to the first pitch. Spending time in these energetic neighborhoods is one of the best ways to experience a city’s culture, identity … Read More

The Ultimate Florida Keys Road Trip

April 17, 2016Articles, Florida, Travel Guides, U.S. News

April 17, 2016 on U.S. News Travel || The Overseas Highway through the Florida Keys offers a quintessential U.S. road trip. As Route 1 hops its way from Miami to Key West, Florida, the urban rush evaporates and a clock- and care-free beach vibe settles in. Prepare for all things Americana on this drive: kitschy … Read More

How to Visit Iceland’s Blue Lagoon

March 31, 2015Blog, Iceland, Travel Guides

  You can’t go to Iceland without seeing the Blue Lagoon. Partially because it’s one of the country’s biggest must-dos, and partially because it’s so close to the airport that it’s just silly how easy it is to squeeze in before or after your flight. I spent the morning at the Blue Lagoon before flying … Read More

8 Days in Portugal

August 7, 2014Blog, My Trips, Portugal, Travel Guides

  In late April/early May I took a family vacation to Portugal—a multigenerational trip for my grandma’s 80th birthday. Here are my (rough, unedited) notes on what I did: How I Got There United flight from Newark: it was a small plane for an overseas flight; just 3 and 3 seats. Where I Stayed Lisbon Portuguese … Read More