Travel Tips and Tricks

Travel Cooking: Back-Pocket Recipes & Tiny Airbnb Kitchens

Sometimes when we travel, we make tradeoffs. For this leg of my trip, I traded the convenience of a full kitchen for a killer view in an ideal location. I’ve accepted the challenge, and I’m improvising with back-pocket recipes like my Lemony Carrot Soup with Dill.
Jet wing in a dusky blue sky

Jet Lag Feels Like Swimming in Pea Soup: 21 Tips to Help Deal

As I’m about to swim in pea soup, aka experience jet lag, I thought that now presented a good time to share my best tips for dealing with it, using a particularly grueling journey to Vienna as an example. Please (like, really, please) let me know your best tips in the comments!

11 Can’t-Miss Touristy Things to Do in Lisbon

Don’t miss the touristy things in an effort to “live like a local.” You can get a slice of local life AND discover the reasons why destinations became popular in the first place. Lisbon has showstopping attractions that you just can’t miss. Here are 11 of my favorites. Video and detailed map included in post to help you plan your trip! Updated January 2023.