On Arrival

You know how whenever you arrive in a city for the first time, the zone around the train station or the bus station is almost always the ugliest and least welcoming? When you are young especially, and visiting a city for the first time, it is easy to get discouraged,...

Don’t Twist My Lug Nuts (or How to Really Change A Tire)

Tire tricks for solo travelers Summer is here, and for those of us traveling the highways as women alone, or alone with kids, its good to be prepared for the unexpected. Since my husband moved out, I’ve had three flat tires, er, make that three opportunities to...