I have been quite a naughty girl in not keeping this blog up as much as I should but I just love the name so much that I know I need to figure out some way to incorporate it with my other blogs that I spend the majority of my time on.
I have been spending all of my blood, sweat and tears working on a fabulous travel blog about luxury travel and honeymoons called Travelingpanties.com. On Travelingpanties, the world's best travel blog in my opinion (haha slightly biased), I share all of my adventures around the world and in my hometown of New York, NY.
My blogging adventures in luxury and honeymoons have brought me to remote corners of the earth as well as to sleeper cities hiding in your own backyard that you may not realize the magic they hold.
One of my ultimate favorite trips was to South Africa. There we did incredible safaris and stayed at some of the best hotels in the universe. You can see my top ten things to do in South Africa and check out some of my favorite safari camps like Royal Malewane, Singita and Tintswalo.
But I can find luxury even in the most unexpected places--like Cincinnati, Ohio. This proves that no matter where you live, you can find fabulous things to do in your own backyard! I had the most fun stay and ate my heart out--so much that I'm still on a diet!
My travels have taken me on sponsored trips all over the world. Recently I was in Italy trying out Rail Europe's train systems for my readers and blogging about the experience. Not a bad way to make a living! My journey was wonderful and I learned so many fabulous tips about the train. You can read about my Top Ten Things to Know Before Booking Your Train Ticket as well as Top Ten Reasons to Take the Train in the first place.
What have all you lovely people been doing? Let me know in the comments!
Oh and don't forget to keep up with these Travelingpanties on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
Thursday, December 1, 2011
How did y'all make out with your Black Friday shopping? Did you find presents for all your loved ones? NO?
If you need some help locating the perfect gift check out great Christmas gifts ideas here! They've got everything from slippers to slankets!
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Posted by Kates at 11:14 AM
Tuesday, March 23, 2010
This little video camera is the cutest thing ever! I mean, rhinestones? Really? Quilted? C'mon! Cutest. Camera. Ever. It even comes with a matching luxury case to store your camcorder!
The Riviera 720p HD Camcorder has high-definition technology: 720p high-definition video, captures still pictures up to 8MP image resolution and features a large and bright 3.0" TFT screen.
Posted by Kates at 4:26 PM
Wednesday, March 17, 2010
Monday, March 15, 2010
- We hear it's pretty heavy to hold.
- The screen is 1024 x 768
- We hear it's pretty fast.
- You can't open multiple windows at once so that kinda stinks
- There is no camera in it.
- We hear the e-book component is pretty awesome though
- It doesn't have flash so you can't really watch movies.
Has anyone tried it for themselves? We're so excited to try one out ourselves!
Posted by Kates at 6:41 PM
Wednesday, March 10, 2010
I learned about Four Square about a year ago at a Techie conference I attended. A colleague of mine was asked to speak and when we got there we realized they had definitely asked the wrong girls. I did, however, learn about Four Square, a phenomenon which seems to be skyrocketing! What the Eff is Four Square you ask? Well, I'll tell you!
It's a strange phenomenon this social media. Especially for someone who is a lawyer by day. Basically it's an app for your phone and you use it to "check in" with your friends. You can check-in anywhere and it helps your friends know (stalk) where you are and find out about places that you like to frequent and things you like to do--bars, restaurants, cafes, etc.
It's a way to share your fave things with your friends. Like, your favorite sushi spot--you can comment to your mates, Tuna roll rocks here. Or stay away from the Eel? Get it? So as you "check in" to more places you will be able to then unlock tips that others leave--like the best thing they found on the menu.
And Four Square keeps it interesting by giving you points for things you check into. For example--go to a new restaurant in your neighborhood? 5 Points. Getting your friends to come with you? 1 more point. And it's the honor system :)
But the more you do you get different badges (nothing but an icon for you to treasure) You can also become the Mayor of certain things...we've heard...
Do you think your behavior can be molded by an unrewarding little app? It's addicting and fun but can it change your course of the day? Let us know in the comments!
Posted by Kates at 8:15 PM