I remember when Selfie Sticks were just on late night TV. Before long, they became the thing that was wrong with my generation. Those selfish, entitled millennials. Kids who needed an invention to better become more self-absorbed and to take better Facebook profile pictures.
With spring underway and summer soon to follow, it’s time to start thinking about some great beaches to visit to soak in that summer sun and salty sea air.
The Princess Diaries was every girl’s dream in the early 2000s. The witty Garry Marshall film is about a girl who discovers she’s a princess, gets a makeover, and falls in love. Perfect plot. Perfect Anne Hathaway and Julie Andrews duo. Perfectly quotable movie. And, it’s set (and filmed, mostly) in the beautiful city of San Francisco, California. Here are four locations you can visit that are featured in the movie.
Thinking about your dream backpacking trip all across Europe, where you eat your way through the countryside and the towns? How do the Southern Alps of New Zealand sound, as you walk the trails of the fellowship? Or are you more up for the 2,160-mile Appalachian Trail, as you see everything between Maine and Georgia on foot? Whatever you’re thinking, here are seven things you need to know about minimalist backpacking.
Calling all lovers of the historic and horrific: get your bucket lists out right now.
My dad, in a Facebook message sent from 5,530 miles away: “How do you feel?”
Me, typing from my bed in the corner of a crowded room in Morocco, window open to hear the call to prayer that would wake me up to see the sun rise: “I have never met a more devoted, kind, welcoming, loving group of people.”