Entries Tagged as 'U.S.'

Dreaming of a New Mexico Farmers Market and Home(s)

November 5th, 2012 · 14 Comments

Years ago, when I first heard my mom was moving out of my childhood home and out of California, while I was living over in Italy, I was pretty devastated. My hometown had slowly emptied of friends’ parents and other reasons to stop by other than the outlets in the years since I had left […]

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Tags: Travels Abroad · U.S.

A Helicopter Ride on Kauai, Hawaii

September 8th, 2011 · 11 Comments

As much as I love love love to travel, I’m not one of those people that enjoys scouring countless websites looking for the best deal, I don’t get fare alerts on my favorite destinations, I don’t know the best place to comparison shop a flight, and I don’t cut coupons. Whew. (that confession has lifted […]

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Tags: Travels Abroad · U.S.

Dinner at Grant Achatz’s Alinea in Chicago

June 15th, 2011 · 6 Comments

When I was at BlogHer Chicago in 2009, I had the privilege of eating dinner at Grant Achatz’s restaurant, Alinea (voted consistently one of the best restaurants in the US). Two years later, it’s still a meal I think about, a lot. Of course, I think about the absolutely fun time I had with Elise […]

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Tags: Discovering Food · Food · Travels Abroad · U.S.

Pocket Coffee Fueling SXSW in Austin, TX

March 11th, 2011 · 5 Comments

If you’re at SXSWi, Interactive, this weekend, and early next week, try to find me! I’ll be there with Automattic, the company I work for, and we’ll have a booth on the Trade Show floor from March 14-17, where I will be sometimes, talking about WordPress.com, VIP Services, and the new awesome-.com-features-in-one-plugin, Jetpack! Before then, […]

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Tags: Tech Talk · Travels Abroad · U.S.

Visiting New York City: the second time around

October 28th, 2010 · 16 Comments

My first trip to New York was nothing like my second trip, which I just returned from. My first trip was planned with a friend for an upcoming long weekend back in 2003. The only person I knew in New York, my cousin, was going to be away but graciously let me stay in her […]

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Tags: Travels Abroad · U.S.