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Travelcon 2022: Saying Goodbye to a Great Thing thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m covering my road trip in the American South in April and May of 2022, including speaking at Travelcon in Memphis. The rumors are true. After three incredible conferences and one industry-disrupting global pandemic, TravelCon has closed its doors. For me, it’s an emotional goodbye. TravelCon was run by two close friends of mine…

Announcing Travel in 2021: A Live Workshop! thumbnail

In my emotional 2020 recap post, I shared that I was proud of the ways in which I’d grown as a business woman in this challenging year. Like those in the hospitality, restaurant, fitness, and countless other industries, we in travel have had to get creative over the last ten months in order to thrive. Taking…

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Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2019, including this trip to Florida in November. Sorry for my long absence, by the way! I guess I needed to take a true vacation while traveling in French Polynesia — looking back to blogging up a storm while stateside. With my mermaid-themed birthday extravaganza in Mexico wrapping…

At Blogger Sleepaway Camp at TravelCon 2019 in Boston thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my summer of 2019, including this trip to Boston in June. I realize for some this is a difficult time to read about travel. I am writing often about our current global crisis — the impact it’s having on me personally, on the world of travel, and on the world at…

My Blogaversary: Eight Years of Blogging thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my summer of 2019, including my blogaversary, which I celebrated in June.  I realize for some this is a difficult time to read about travel. I am writing often about our current global crisis — the impact it’s having on me personally, on the world of travel, and on the world…

Wowed by WITS: Recapping The Women In Travel Summit in Portland, Maine thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my travels in 2019, including this trip to Portland, Maine in May for the Women in Travel Summit. Use alex35 to get 35% off at their next one! I have to admit, I did a double take when the invitation arrived in my inbox.  Sit on a keynote panel? At the…

Yeehaw! My First Trip to Texas for TravelCon thumbnail

Where we’re at: I’m recapping my brief travels in the fall of 2018. As my plane touched down in Texas, I internally cheered. I’d just made it one step closer to my goal of someday visiting all nifty fifty — the Lone Star State was #23. And who doesn’t want to visit Austin, what with all…

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