New Orleans Weekend + a little Mardi party

I’ve said before that the greatest part of solo travel is the freedom of doing whatever I want, when I want to.  But traveling with Maleah is even better, because we are pretty much always on the same page about what we do – and we can share allllll the food. We’ve figured out a…

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Rooster & Owl: Veggie-Forward Tasting Menu Served to Share on 14th St

A little north of the main 14th Street corridor, new kid on the block Rooster & Owl is a pleasant contrast to the chaotic 14th Street I tend to find myself in the middle of. We went to check it out early on a Tuesday evening, when kids were still getting dropped off from school and dogs were…

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El Calafate – Los Glaciares National Park

When people ask what the best part of my Argentina trip was, I always say there is my favorite part, and then the most awesome part. And I mean awesome in the “awe-inspiring” sense of the word. My personal favorite was seeing the wild penguins in Ushuaia, while ice trekking on the Perito Moreno glacier was…

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Ushuaia, Argentina – The End of the World

I didn’t mean to end up at the end of the world when I started planning my Patagonia trip. I fully intended to see the largest colony of Magellanic Penguins in world, which is in Punto Tombo on the Atlantic Coast of Argentine Patagonia. By the time I got around to booking domestic flights, however,…

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Buenos Aires, Argentina

A few months ago, I finally checked my fourth continent off the bucket list. Argentina was not only my first trip to South America, but also my first “solo” trip. When I returned, everyone wanted to know how I liked traveling by myself. The truth is, I wasn’t really alone the whole time. I met…

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