Traveler Tuesday – Richelle of Adventures Around Asia

Travel blogger interview - Richelle of Adventures Around Asia

Another Tuesday, another new traveler to meet! If there is a city, region or country in the world, then there is a travel blogger writing about it, sharing their favorite tips and tricks and not to miss spots. If you are interested in China, then today's Traveler Tuesday blogger Richelle, who writes at Adventures Around Asia should be on your list of must-reads. She lives in a very remote and … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Taylor of Food Faith Fitness


Food is love.  And food bloggers are people filled to the rim with their passion for food and sharing it with others.  I can't tell you much of my daily conversations are about food, it is embarrassing!  I think that is why I love being around other food bloggers, I feel less crazy! I am thrilled to introduce you to another food blogger today.  Taylor of Food Faith Fitness (notice that food is f … [Read more...]

Interview with Hawaiian Airlines Chef Chai

chef Chai Chaowasaree, the Executive Chef, Hawaiian Airlines

Last time I went to Hawaii in March I flew Hawaiian Airlines for the first time and had a really great experience.  One of the things I was completely unaware of was the fact that I would be served a meal while on my flight....for FREE! You heard me right.  There is still an airline, one, Hawaiian Airlines that serves meals to their passengers for no charge. For me it is the epitome of one of t … [Read more...]

(Not quite) Wordless Wednesday #212 – Hawaii Food & Wine Festival 2014


The photo above is from the 2013 Hawaii Food and Wine Festival.  I am thrilled to have just finalized plans to attend the 2014 event!  This amazing food and wine festival starts this weekend on the 29th of August, but I will be heading to Oahu the weekend after. I will be the guest of the very generous Hawaiian Airlines, The Modern Honolulu hotel and the Oahu Visitors Bureau.  It is going to be … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Cory of Curb Free with Cory Lee

Traveler Tuesday – Cory of Curb Free with Cory Lee

More travelers to meet! Travel bloggers just by their very nature are a diverse group of people and I love discovery new people and hearing their unique stories. Today we have Cory Lee of Curb Free with Cory Lee. You think traveling can get complicated? Try doing it from a wheelchair.  I have seen first hand in cities like Paris how awful it is to navigate if you are disabled in any way, shape … [Read more...]

Social Media Sunday – Blog Tools and Trainings

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I have found myself answering the question about what tools I use a lot lately, mainly offline over lunch and coffee.  But I have also received emails asking what I use for "this" or "that."  So I decided to write this post that I can direct people to and that can be used as a reference. Besides being a blogger, I am a social media practitioner.  It's my day job.  I run a social media program an … [Read more...]

Friday Foodie – Julie of Inspiring Kitchen


I really love meeting new travel bloggers on a weekly basis with my Traveler Tuesday series. Traveling is only one part of my personality so I thought it would be fun to connect with food bloggers as well. I am not a food blogger to the extent that I am doing recipes and cooking. Instead, my focus with food is more on the eating side. Trying new foods and restaurants (as well as food trucks) … [Read more...]

(Not quite) Wordless Wednesday #211 – Florence Sweet Shop

Florence Sweet Shop

There is something about sweet shops in Europe. I have seen them all over France and other cities like London, Barcelona, etc. There is still artisanal pride not only in the creation of housemade delicacies but in their display. This is a display of Italian sweets in Florence is from the Caffè Gilli in the Piazza della Repubblica, a wonderful spot with locals and tourists alike. Coffee, cafe … [Read more...]

Traveler Tuesday – Chris of One Weird Globe

Chris Backe of One Weird Globe

Happy to be back for a second week in a row and even more happy to announce that there will be a lot more new faces here every Tuesday! Travel bloggers, like all blogging tribes are kindred spirits and I love getting to know new folks in the far corners of the globe! With us today is Chris Backe of One Weird Globe and as his blog name suggests, Chris blogs about weird offbeat destinations. Let's … [Read more...]

Friday Food Foto – Happy Birthday Julia Child

happy birthday julia child

Julia Child would have been 102 today and we still celebrate her impact on the cooking world. She was formidable and feisty.  And awesome.  I have written several post about her including the 5 things she taught me about life, she is an icon that will live on for a very long time. Of course I loved the Julie & Julia movie and think the new comic series about her is awesome! I would love t … [Read more...]