Yolo Intel

Yolanda Edwards
Travel intel and inspiration
Created 28 Apr 2021
  • A Sense of Place: A Transporting Gift Guide
    21 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 0
    It’s pretty clear that I’m a big believer in the power of being transported through objects, smells, sounds, tastes, stories—so I wanted to make a gift guide that celebrates the idea of being transpor...
  • Packing Hotline with Ann Mashburn!!
    18 Nov 2021 45 75
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  • Bric-a-Brac 13
    17 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 7 2
    You Asked For It On a recent flight home from LA, I counted how many days I’d been away from home in 2021: at the time it was 209, but now it’s up to 223, if you include the week-long trip through San...
  • The Road South
    14 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 12
    Last year we drove from NYC to Delray Beach, FL, and back. We’d been invited to spend New Year’s Eve with friends, and I thought it was the perfect opportunity to take a road trip on this route I’d ne...
  • Bric-a-Brac 12
    10 Nov 2021 • 6 min read • 4 0
    Dear Readers, Thank you for being here and welcome to all new signups! Some of you are paying subscribers and some of you are receiving free posts, which include these (usually) weekly Bric-a-Bracs. I...
  • Bangkok Black Book
    05 Nov 2021 • < 1 min read • 3 2
    Years ago, a friend of mine, the artist/writer Lisa Borgnes Giramonti, asked if she and her dear friend Belinda could come in for a meeting at Traveler. They were both ambitious explorers who’d taken ...
  • Just Back From...Inness
    03 Nov 2021 • 2 min read • 13 2
    I love hotels with great design—but I’m not into “design hotels,” which often go way overboard in their pursuit of that title. I’ve learned firsthand that design restraint is a virtue, from being in h...
  • Winter Escapes Part 2: Caribbean Edition
    30 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 4 2
    Here’s the second installment of the winter getaways I’m dreaming about. If you missed last week’s on Mexico, you can find it here, and I’m working on more, so stay tuned. I’ve made a big push to find...
  • Bric-a-Brac 11
    27 Oct 2021 • 8 min read • 3 0
    Dear Readers, Some of you are full-on subscribers and some of you are on the list to receive free posts. I just wanted to make sure you understand the difference—free signups get the Bric-a-Brac email...
  • Winter Escapes Part 1: Mexico Edition
    22 Oct 2021 • < 1 min read • 7 1
    It’s that time of year when it’s summer one day and winter the next, and I start to think about where I’ll want to escape to in the depths of winter. Usually I do nothing about it, because once I star...
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