10 Tips for Road-Tripping with Type 1 Diabetes

10 Tips for Road-Tripping with Type 1 Diabetes

After completing a 10 day cross-country road trip from North Carolina to California, here are my 10 tips for road tripping with type 1 diabetes.

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

Sicily East to West: A Road Trip Along Sicily’s Southern Coast

From its Baroque cities and ever erupting volcano to its ancient Greek ruins and crystal clear waters, Sicily holds a beauty like no other.  Take a trip down memory lane with Matt and I along Sicily's southern coast.

Great London Eats for the Traveling Foodie

Great London Eats for the Traveling Foodie

London now has a burgeoning foodie scene.  Aside from the typical pub grub, a number of hip spots have arisen, making London an interesting destination for the traveling foodie. Here are a few of the top spots we were taken to or advised to go to while on our trip there last week.

A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

A Beginners Guide to Backpacking with Type 1 Diabetes

I grew up assuming that backpacking was not an option for me.  Backpacking along with scuba diving was looped into the "too dangerous for diabetics" category in my head. A category, which I've only recently realized is completely ludicrous. Unlike scuba diving, no one (other than my mom) has ever told me that backpacking is [...]

All About the Berg (Bergamo, Lombardia)

All About the Berg (Bergamo, Lombardia)

So, it's been a while since I have written a travel post. That's because, since returning from Italy, I have remained mostly in San Diego. I am from San Diego, so being here doesn't feel like traveling, but rather like returning to a childhood memory. Recently, I've been pondering the meaning of home.  I have [...]

Of Mushroom Hunters and Sheep Parades

“The hills are alive with the sound of music!” I wanted to jump from my bus and run singing through the green pastures of the pre-Alps of Bergamo province.  To distract myself from this rather strange urge, I was content instead to spend the last ½ hour of my trip counting sheep.  Total tally: 238 [...]