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2014 Gift Guide: For your wanderlust-stricken best friend

As part of Olio in Iowa’s inaugural holiday gift guide, I’ll be sharing a variety of seasonal selections for all the different types of travelers in your life.

Up first is your wanderlust-stricken best friend, the one who is always planning her next vacation or scouring travel websites to the serendipitous $150 ticket to Iceland…

The Week: December 5, 2014

To be totally candid, this week has pretty much kicked my ass. It’s felt exhausting and emotionally taxing and cold in so many ways that I honestly just want to spend the weekend in my bed. And I just might.

In the meantime, here are my favorite bits of Internet from the last week…