In Bruges

Cities I love float on a continuous loop in my head, vying for a prime spot in my travel nostalgia. Sometimes, as has been the case with Montana, my sentimental yearning drives me to move there. No matter what I may say later, it’s a sappy, sentimental ride from here on out. Bruges sits in the mental…

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…

Adventures in Napping

WARNING: Cute Cat Photo Used as Bait and Switch At some point in my life, I became a gadget person. It’s hereditary—my dad has the same problem. I like shiny new toys, and I like researching the shiny new toys I want to buy. From my mother, I inherited a strong sense of frugality. And…