Selina Siak Chin Yoke: Food as a Novel Character

Selina Siak Chin Yoke

If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!Thank you to Selina Siak Chin Yoke, author and food lover, for sharing how food impacts her memories and became a central character in her writing. It even includes a recipe for Mee Siam, a spicy Siamese noodle dish! Do… 

Jacksonville – The Perfect Destination for Music Lovers

Jacksonville - The Perfect Destination for Music Lovers PIN

Disclosure: This post was created in collaboration with InterContinental Hotels Group. As always, all opinions are my own. Florida is many things to many people. Beach people. Food people. Adventure people. But what I didn’t realize is that Florida is a great place for music people. In particular, the city of Jacksonville is the perfect… 

An Inspirational Trip to Idyllic Indianapolis

Indy Welcomes BlogHouse

Everyone in Indianapolis is nice, warm and welcoming. We’re supposed to discourage stereotypes but darn it, sometimes they are so accurate you can’t help but repeat them. When they say people from the Midwest are nice, they aren’t kidding! My first experience was when I had the honor to visit Detroit as a Buick ambassador… 

5 of America’s Most Unique Lavender Farms

5 of America’s Most Unique Lavender Farms

Summer is just heating up and that means one thing to me. Lavender. There is nothing quite like walking through a heady field of lavender. As your senses take in the deep piney-floral aroma of the beautiful purple flowers, it’s easy for your mind to wander to the south of France. However, you don’t have… 

Birding in Box Elder County – Adventures in Birding at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Birding in Box Elder County - Photography at Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge

Disclosure: This is a sponsored post brought to you by Box Elder County. As always, all opinions are my own. One of the most surprising things about my year-long road trip in an RV was discovering just how cool birds are. Through our experiences in New Mexico, Florida, Wyoming, and Utah, I was exposed to… 

Top 6 Tips for Booking a Private Charter Jet

Top 6 Tips for Booking a Private Charter Jet

Disclosure: This post was written in partnership with Early Air Way. I asked them to provide a guest post with tips on booking chartered flights because it is something that is becoming increasingly inexpensive, at least in urban areas like the San Francisco Bay Area. Top 6 Tips for Booking a Private Charter Jet If…