Category Archives for Coffee.

Lisbon’s Incredible Pastry Culture: It All Starts with Pastel de Nata

Pastel de Nata in Lisbon Portugal

Pastries were everywhere in Lisbon. I’ve never seen so many pastry shops, pastelarias, and so many different kinds of pastries. King of all: Pastel de Nata, a Portuguese egg tart pastry originally from Portugal but also found in countries with significant Portuguese immigrant populations. The question became how to narrow it down to which ones…

Continue Reading »

Don’t Let Your Travel Override Your Health: 11 Tips

Tivoli City Park in Slovenia

Traveling, as wonderful as it is, can also make staying healthy challenging. Travel often involves lots of sitting on planes, eating too much, and often leaving our best healthy habits back home. In my non-Point Me to The Plane life, I’m a holistic health and fitness coach. So combining traveling with finding fun, fitness-oriented adventures…

Continue Reading »

How Dublin, Ireland Won Me Over As a Top Destination

Dublin Ireland sightseeing guide

Let’s leave the Guinness behind for a minute, because whether you visit Ireland on St. Patrick’s Day, or any day of the year, there are wonderful sites, restaurants, coffee shops, day trips, and hotel options in Dublin. After spending nine days in Dublin, I’ve come to appreciate it as one of the world’s great cities.…

Continue Reading »

Alaska to Remove Plastic Straws & Picks from Cups On-Board & Lounges – Swapped for Marine-Friendly Stir Sticks

Are you a green flyer? No, I’m not talking about the color of your skin or whether or not you celebrate Saint Patrick’s Day. I’m talking about Alaska Airlines new plan to ditch plastic straws in favor of marine-friendly stir sticks. Alaska Airlines wants us all to be stirred to action!  On Monday, the airline announced…

Continue Reading »