How to Make a Christmas when You’re Traveling

This Christmas in France is my first Christmas away from home, and while I’m really excited that my boyfriend is coming to visit… …and that I’m going to Belgium… …and that I’m not going to have to battle airport security and crowds in the most merciless season of travel in the world… …I am sad…

Grammar Gripes: Could Care Less

I don’t know why this is a problem. Can someone explain to me why anyone would ever say “Could care less”? I really don’t understand where this phrase originated, since we have the perfectly clear, sensical, and logical “Couldn’t care less” to do the exact same job. I know there is no law that says…

Overcoming Travel Sticker Shock

Travel is expensive. Is it worth the expense? Yes, absolutely. Fortunately, there are scads of travel websites out there to help give advice about budgeting and cutting costs. (Like this one or here, do it yourself) But sometimes, as much as I budget and know travel is worth the cost, the prices seem scary. And…