Archive for the ‘Travel’ Category

Friday Finds: Splitwise, Instawatch, TravelDudes & Great Deals

October 19, 2012 at 5:39 am

I post about cool apps that I may or may not have use for (or time to use), but Splitwise is an app that definitely meets my needs – especially on my many girls trips for running and celebrations. What is it? Splitwise is a free web and mobile app for managing IOUs. You can create groups for your activities/transactions. Then anyone in the group…

Eat Like a Celebrity, See How the Other Half Lived & a Few Deals

September 18, 2012 at 7:32 am

I always read about celebrities who have personal chefs or high-end gourmet meal delivery of healthy, fresh, delicious food and personal trainers and think to myself, that is what I would do if I were famous/won the lottery. Of course, I do have a (shared) personal trainer, a great gym and lots of friends to run & bike with, so it is more the nutritious,…

“Runcouver” – Seawheeze Half Marathon Race Report

August 13, 2012 at 10:05 pm

You have to hand it to lululemon– they sure know how to put on an event! And major hats off to Vancouver for being totally breathtaking (no pun intended) and full of lovely, helpful people. When I saw the marketing for this race in January, it seemed like the perfect event for our Destination Race crew. It was turning out to be a busy summer…

Friday Finds: Yay for Vacay! Health Deals? Links I Like & More…

August 10, 2012 at 5:41 am

Hurray! Time to head to Vancouver for the inaugural Seawheeze half marathon. I LOVE to travel to destination races with my girlfriends. We have done Napa to Sonoma (twice!), Oregon Wine Country, New York City half, Carlsbad, Austin and more. I have been to Vancouver a few times (including one of my early marathons in 1996) but there are many sites like Granville Market and…

Success and Small Towns, Links I Likes and Some Great Deals!

August 7, 2012 at 5:50 am

It worked! A few weeks ago I wrote about twitter and a a travel and leisure article on using social networking when you travel. (See post here.) One of the highlights was stories of people tweeting to get the attention of an airline or hotel when there was an issue. We were at a Sheraton in Iowa City this weekend for a family wedding (enjoyed…

Friday Finds: Be Like an Olympian, Bye-Bye Diet Coke and Lots of Deals!

August 3, 2012 at 5:31 am

I think I mentioned a few times that I am obsessed with the Olympics. The bags under my eyes are testament to this. The other day I read the outcome spoilers and went home with my tail between my legs like the kid who looked at the hiding spot for all of the Christmas presents. So here are some articles that I have been hoarding…