FOUR DAYS IN POSITANO & THE AMALFI COAST.

I am in Italy for three days before I make my way south to the Amalfi Coast. Amalfi. Three syllables that have, for years, occupied a liminal space of longing and romance and beauty in the primordial soup of my…
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SEVENTY-TWO HOURS IN ROME | A SOLO ADVENTURE.

Here’s what I thought extravagant trips to Italy were for: 1) unbridled romance; 2) over-the-top family vacations; or 3) post-college sorority sister splurges. I very pointedly did not think they were for solo trips, the kind of trip that people…
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THE SANTA YNEZ VALLEY | A GIRLS GETAWAY.

This post was created in partnership with Visit Santa Ynez Valley. All opinions are my own. The first thing I notice as we drive north, inland, is that the land looks old. Wizened. Alive to a history I can no…
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FORTY-EIGHT HOURS IN HONOLULU | SLAMSQUAD 2016

I don’t know just exactly how one rewrites a place in their memory, carving out new neural pathways and feeling new feelings, but I do know that hot, fresh donuts help. I repeated this mantra to myself as we drove…
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ONE WEEK ON MAUI | SLAMSQUAD 2016

I was giddy and exhausted. I’d worked every day of 2016 up until that very moment, needling my way through other weary and excited and hopeful and heartbroken LAX travelers (a lot happens in an airport) on my way to…
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