Epic Skiing Without the Crowds in Idaho

Person skiing down a low slope

Hit the slopes in Idaho for a relaxed and budget-friendly skiing experience. We went straight onto the lift after popping on our skis and admired the 100-mile views on the way up. We swooshed down the mountain for more than a mile, making fresh tracks, then skied straight up to the lift chair to do […]

San Miguel de Allende Shows How to Open Up a Tourist City Again—Safely

By now the procedure had become routine: walk across floor pads containing a pool of disinfectant, hold our arms out to have our temperature scanned, and then hold out our hands for a squirt of hand sanitizer. Masked up and purified, we could now go shopping—keeping our distance from others, of course.   San Miguel de Allende often shows up in glossy travel magazines […]

Trade Organizations: The Benefits are Amazing

Velas Vallarta Hotel in Puerto Vallarta, Jalisco, Mexico.

Last spring I attended my fourth NATJA conference, and it rocked. We partied at the Puerto Vallarta beaches and drank an untold amount of tequila. We went to panels and sessions that made us better (or hopefully wealthier) writers. We made mutually beneficial relationships with people we hung out with for days. Including some major […]