From conception to research to writing and photography, I scoured every corner of Columbus and vicinity to share with readers discoveries that they can tackle on their own. Along the way I climbed down secret passageways beneath the city, stood in the middle of a landfill, learned a few belly dancing moves and traversed railroad tracks and cattails to find some of the coolest discoveries in the city.
The Portland Arts Scene
It is no secret that Portland, Oregon is a hub of conservation-minded citizens and businesses. Dubbed “the city of makers,” Portland supports the creative talents of self-made artists who upcycle and recycle the most unusual items into innovative, stylish and luxury products. When I first perused the dozens of independent shops in downtown Portland between…
7 Questions to Ask Before Your First Cruise
Cruises are basically baptism by fire. You figure things out as you go, except your cabin hallway – that is something that you pretty much never figure out until the last day on the ship. It is best to get as many questions answered ahead of time as possible to make most of your trip. Just think, next time you will know the ropes!
Costa Sunglasses offer the best of style, polarization and protection. When it came to sunglasses, I always had to choose: stick with cool aviators that I love, but that do not offer polarization needed for fishing and water activities, or, go for the polarized glasses that are mostly styled for men….