Travel Ink

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Three years ago I was scrolling through a friend’s Instagram feed and I came across an image that made me pause. The print was of a monarch butterfly, in all white. One half of the image was the traditional butterfly print with wings spread, the other half was of the continents of the world, arranged to complete…

How to Be a Good Host

Posted in Hotels| Traveler

There is no shortage of books and articles and etiquette advice on how to be a good house guest.  Always clean up after yourself,Do not overstay your welcome,Bring a small gift to your host,Strip the bed before you leave,etcetera, etcetera, etcetera, blah blah blah  .  But what we DO need more advice on is how to…

Gift Suggestions for the Traveler

In this past Monday’s post, I mentioned some great birthday gifts I got from friends and family who know about my travel habit. That inspired me to put together a list of a few items that I’d recommend if you’re shopping for a traveler in your life (even if that traveler is YOU). These are great…