Roughley Manor is the Perfect Joshua Tree National Park Oasis

Tweet A cross-country roadtrip is a thing of beauty, and one of the joys of the experience is discovering hidden gems as you go. While Lindsay and I had much of our trip planned, we left a few nights open for a more seat-of-your-pants experience….


Fill up on Fresh Air at These Airports

Tweet I just flew through JFK on my way from Maine to SF and REALLY enjoyed the new post-security rooftop lounge at Terminal 5/Jetblue (it opened in July 2015). There was a dog run, tables and chairs, two faux-grass lounging areas, a dirty water hot…

Starre at Humble Admin Garden

Fear of Flying and Other Confessions of a Travel Writer (And How to Deal)

Tweet I just got back from an amazing trip to Suzhou, China, where I visited the UNESCO-heritage 500-year-old gardens, wandered ancient streets, ate foods I had never even tasted before (the spring water-grasses are delicious and strangely addictive!), and watched silk being made before my…