How To Stay Connected While Traveling Internationally #TravelPass

My recent plans to visit Ireland (by myself) and Italy (with girlfriends) had my family in a bit of an uproar. They were fine with the Italy portion of the trip, but being in Ireland by myself had them slightly panicked. How would they get ahold of me? What if there was an emergency? WHAT […]

What Every First Time Visitor To Italy Needs To Know

I recently returned from my first visit to Italy. I will say that a week isn’t nearly long enough, but it gave me a taste of the country and let me know where I might want to return and explore longer (Florence/Tuscany, I’m looking at you!). I was on a bus tour so didn’t have […]



Fun with the Canon G9X

I took the Canon G9X to Europe with me this summer and it proved to be the perfect traveling companion. I knew going in that I wanted something small and lightweight, I was only traveling with a backpack, and it had to take great photos. The good … [Read More...]



Rum Babalu Cocktail Recipe + Must Have Cocktail Shakers

(c) Tommy Bahama Restaurant & Bar It's National Rum Day (well, of course it is, I mean, it's always National "fill in the blank" Day, right?) and I typically don't get behind this new trend of each day celebrating something. However, I couldn't … [Read More...]



Father’s Day Gift Idea: Samsung Phone VR Bundle

disclaimer:  The reviewer has been compensated in the form of a Best Buy Gift Card and/or received the product/service at a reduced price or for free Last year I was at a film festival and there was a virtual reality system set up for attendees to … [Read More...]



Luchador Mexican Wresting Dice Game Review

GenCon is THE gaming event of the year. I look forward to this convention every year even though it means I spend 4 days waiting in lines, fighting through crowds, and getting little sleep. Most importantly, though, I play and/or buy as many games as … [Read More...]