Chicago, Chicago: Hamilton and more

Chicago, Chicago: Hamilton and more

We went to Chicago for one reason: it has the cheapest tickets to Hamilton. Ben and I talked a few times last year about flying out there for a weekend just to see it. Why not, right? For the price of just the show tickets in New York, we could afford the Chicago...
My whirlwind trip to Cuba

My whirlwind trip to Cuba

Last spring, I went to Cuba with a group of coworkers to check out my company’s group tours there. It was a quick trip—only five days—but it was a lovely introduction to Cienfuegos, Trinidad, and Havana. At the time, diplomatic relations between the U.S. and Cuba were...
Skye Dreaming

Skye Dreaming

Rain pummeled the canvas above our heads, candlelight flickered on the walls, and the scent of campfire lingered on our clothes. Ben and I were camped out in a “bell tent” on the edge of a meadow, not far from the sea on Scotland’s Isle of Skye. As...