Smoothies are one of my go-to breakfasts anytime – they only require a few ingredients and are so fast to make. So when I started touring with Newsies, I knew smoothies would be great on the road as well. Read More
This is the start of a new series where I interview people I know who are able to travel for work. Theresa is someone I’ve known since middle school who fell in to her current job. We had a catch up last year and I realized we actually have a lot of similar experiences (you can read about my traveling job here). I hope you enjoy hearing her story!
Last January, my girl Dana and I traveled to New Orleans for a girl’s trip. We were visiting our friend Margaret who was there on a stop with The Lion King tour. We have some other acquaintances on the tour so often there was a group of us touring the city.
But it wasn’t until the last night that it hit me. We were all sitting around a table late in the night and I realized all 6 of us were some badass lady bosses (and also millennials!).
We were all theater professionals ranging from stage managers to company managers to merchandise managers. Our jobs are all different but we all have one thing in common – we’re bosses. And we have lots of things to say – topics ranged from women in the workforce to marriage, relationships and babies. It was incredible.
So my point is that New Orleans doesn’t have to be all Bourbon Street. Here’s my guide to how a lady boss does New Orleans. Read More
When I was on tour with Newsies, I LOVED watching YouTube videos for yoga workouts I could do in my hotel room. Now that I’m off tour, it’s still a habit a practice, but now it’s my living room.
Before we get to the videos, here’s some of my favorite traveling yoga essentials:
- Manduka eKO SuperLite Travl Yoga and Pilates Mat – this mat folds very easily so it takes up less room than a mat you have to roll
- Yoga Strap – I love to travel a yoga strap to help with poses
Travel Yoga Revitalizing Flow from Yoga with Adriene
Yoga with Adriene is my go to for yoga videos. I’ve completed her 30 Day Challenge (totally recommended) and I love her unique videos and fun yoga practices. Truth be told, most of her workouts can be done in a small space but this one is travel focused.
Yoga for Travel – Jet Lag Yoga to Stretch Your Entire Body from Yoga with Kassandra
I LOVE that this video is focused on jet lag. I haven’t tested it yet but definitely will use this video the next time I fly to Australia.
Yoga for Travel from Allie – the Journey Junkie
Yoga for Small Spaces from A Lotus in Bloom
Dorm Room Yoga from Yoga with Adriene
Quick Results Workout: Hotel Room Yoga from Steph Hendel
10 Minute Yoga for Small Spaces & Travel from ChriskaYoga
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First it was the Empire State Building and then it was Brooklyn. Guidebooks have been sending visitors around the city for the perfect views of Manhattan. Yet somehow Long Island City got skipped over. It’s the perfect place for skyline views and the tourists have yet to discover it. For the best views, head to Gantry Plaza State Park. Read More
If you haven’t read any of my Hotel Cooking 101 posts, I am a HUGE fan of cooking while traveling. Don’t get me wrong, I love eating out and trying foods in new places, but even just one meal in (for me, it’s always breakfast) can save you a lot of money. AirBnbs are easiest since you’ll get a kitchen, but I’ve also included 5-ingredient recipes you can make using a stove or hot plate (like you’ll find in a Residence Inn-type place) or using a grill, which can sometimes we found near an outdoor pool.
What you need for all 5-ingredient recipes: oil/ghee, salt & pepper. Read More
The iconic Elizabeth Arden opened her first Red Door Spa in 1910. Now the brand has locations all over the country but the 5th Avenue location is the flagship. It’s a 21,000 square foot spa with two levels of treatment rooms and a penthouse terrace.
My husband has been working on the new Broadway musical War Paint, which is the story of Elizabeth Arden and Helena Rubenstein. So for my birthday, he surprised me with a gift card so I could get some pampering. Read More
Cuba Travel Crisis
After Obama lifted the Cuba travel ban in 2014, Trump has reversed it. It’ll take some time, but this means that US citizens won’t be able to visit Cuba as freely as we’ve been able to the last couple years. You can still go there but only through a people-to-people exchange (licensed tour group) and it’s expected airlines will reduce their routes to Cuba. Read More
Midtown Manhattan is so much more than Times Square. It’s got lots of museums and tons of food options. Here’s my guide for the perfect (fully packed!) day in Midtown. Read More