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An Epic 6 Days in the British Countryside

An Epic 6 Days in the British Countryside

This was an epic six days exploring the British countryside. My trip was all organized by Visit Britain – the tourism board for Great Britain who invited me out to share my experiences with you. The goal was to show me a wide breadth of countryside destinations in the UK during my 6 days on…

The Painswick Hotel: A Cotswolds Retreat

The Painswick Hotel: A Cotswolds Retreat

The Painswick Hotel is a stylish and modern retreat in the Cotswolds. Visiting the English countryside – whether it be in Dorset, the Lake District, or the Isle of Wight – I have stayed in and enjoyed hotels known for their luxury and culinary distinction. During each stay, I was able to connect with interesting…

Meet Montana Locals: The Hat Man #VIDEO

Meet Montana Locals: The Hat Man #VIDEO

Larry Shore sells and personally shapes hats for each of his customers. It has been his trade and passion for over 40 years. He knows that as he warms up the edges of those hats, bending and molding them to a perfect shape that he is making a contribution far deeper than simply selling a…

Meet Montana Locals: Windmill Village Bakery #VIDEO

Meet Montana Locals: Windmill Village Bakery #VIDEO

Nancy’s mom gave her the family’s secret recipe for classic glazed donuts. Her husband built her a bakery from the ground up. And Nancy took these elements, transforming them into a legendary establishment for which people travel across state lines just to devour her delicious treats. I’m talking about Nancy Martin of the Windmill Village…

A Foodie Weekend on the Isle of Wight with the Royal Hotel #VIDEO

A Foodie Weekend on the Isle of Wight with the Royal Hotel #VIDEO

On a romantic, foodie-centric, weekend escape from London, I explored the beautiful Isle of Wight with The Royal Hotel. First of all, getting there was very easy. A quick, hour and 15-minute train ride out of Waterloo station and a 25-minute ferry later I had arrived on this stunning island. This isle, just south off…

A Few Basics for Traveling to London

A Few Basics for Traveling to London

I have been getting my bearings in my new city of London – always trying to learn from the locals as best I can. And over the past few months I’ve published a handful of articles on the Expedia Viewfinder blog about this great city. They reflect a slice of what I’ve learned here so…

How to feel fulfilled via Woody Allen

How to feel fulfilled via Woody Allen

Yesterday I watched Midnight in Paris on a plane. It was my fourth time watching this Woody Allen film. When it first came out, I had watched it three times in a row because it resonated so deeply with me. The protagonist is a writer struggling to find fulfillment in life. He blames his discontentment…

Tips for Becoming a Professional Traveler

Tips for Becoming a Professional Traveler

Over the years I have received messages from viewers and readers asking me how to become a professional traveler. In response, here are my tips that I wish someone had given me when I was starting out. First of all, there are so many ways you can work within the travel industry. Don’t just focus…

A Lake District Getaway from London #Video

A Lake District Getaway from London #Video

In this episode of Travel with Kate, I go on a Lake District getaway from London full of luxury and outdoor adventure. To be specific, I stayed at Sharrow Bay, a hotel right on Ullswater, a body of water in the Northern part of the Lake District National Park in Cumbria. Sharrow Bay definitely fits…

Things to Do in Cabo San Lucas #VIDEO

Things to Do in Cabo San Lucas #VIDEO

There are so many amazing things to do in Cabo San Lucas and I got to try quite a few of them  on my latest adventure in Mexico! On my recent trip to the lovely Cabo San Lucas I got to experience the region through Expedia’s Things To Do. I went shopping, boating, horseback-riding, tequila…

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