Kate is our expert on North American and Caribbean travel. She currently lives in Portland, ME, but is originally from San Diego, CA. She is an adventure-traveler extraordinaire, who finds herself in the great outdoors more often than not. With a strong passion for both traveling and writing, She pens interesting, useful and entertaining material.
On November 1, 2011, I bought my first ever one-way plane ticket. This ticket also happened to be the furthest I had traveled while still staying within the United States. I was departing from San Diego, California, headed towards Portland, Maine (approximately 3,300 miles for those who are counting). Why did I leave sunny San(…)
A wise man once said, “traveling is not trivial.” Actually, it was my dad during his Father of the Bride speech at my sister’s wedding. He graciously said “thanks” to the more than 50% of guests who had traveled to San Diego from Michigan – well over half way across the US – to watch(…)
Negril, Jamaica: Where white sandy beaches stretch as far as the eye can see, warm water and sunny skies are the norm, Red Stripe is ice cold and always on tap, the best rum in the world dances on your tongue daily, and where “No Problem, Mon!” is an essential phrase of the vernacular. A(…)
Traveling from Portland, Maine to New York City is seemingly simple. Especially when you discover a one-way plane ticket for under $70; it’s almost negligent that you don’t take advantage of it. Who can fly for that cheap anymore? I couldn’t stand to let this deal pass me up and never having been to New(…)