Author Archives: Kim Mills

Jackson Hole winter
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Snow Day! Your Guide to Jackson Hole Winter Activities

The snow is falling right now in the mountains of northwestern Wyoming. For many lucky people that means one thing: Time to plan a Jackson Hole winter getaway. Whether you want to stay a while or drop in for a long, action-packed weekend, this cosmopolitan enclave offers some of the… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • November 25, 2017
Off-season travel to Rome, Italy

5 Reasons to Book Off-Season Travel Now

After more than two decades of exploring the world, at least half of which has been in the off-season, I continue to promote the benefits of hitting the road when others are at home. According to the pros, off-season travel means November through March for most places in the northern… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • October 21, 2017
Spain road trip
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Inspiration to Plan Your Itinerary for a Scenic Spain Road Trip

My favorite vacations usually involve rambling down a winding secondary route, anticipating what’s around the next corner. The unknown is something I simply can’t resist so I’m always looking for an opportunity to plan my next excursion, using practically any excuse I can find to go on the hunt for… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • September 27, 2017
Luang Prabang
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Explore Food and Photography in Luang Prabang

Tucked into a mountainous region in north central Laos at the confluence of the Mekong and the Nam Khan rivers, beautiful Luang Prabang stole my heart from the moment I set foot in it. Colorful wood-shuttered buildings, lush greenery, and a laid-back attitude make this tranquil Southeast Asian destination so inviting… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • August 20, 2017
northern Tuscany
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Fall in Northern Tuscany: Colorful, Relaxed and Delicious

While most people are anticipating beach excursions, summer means one thing to me: It’s time to plan a fall trip. I look forward to the chill in the air and changing leaves. I crave heavier, comforting foods and red wine. I want soft scarves, cashmere sweaters and that clear, brilliant… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • July 11, 2017
Food and Wine

Beyond the Vineyard: Discovering Spanish Cider

Ask just about anyone who has recently returned from Spain to describe their favorite part of the trip. Local wines will usually be near the top of the list. On a recent drive through northern Spain’s Asturias region, I discovered sidra natural, or Spanish cider, another beloved national drink I… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • May 31, 2017
Desert Hikes
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5 Desert Hikes That Showcase Tucson’s Cactus Blooms

Are you looking for an easy, relaxing getaway? Or maybe you’d prefer a DIY boot camp to jump-start your spring fitness? Tucson delivers a welcome dose of Arizona warmth and plenty of outstanding desert hikes, making it a perfect spot to shake off winter and let the sunshine in. Right… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • April 28, 2017
Vacation Homes

Successfully Booking Online: 10 Vacation Rental Tips

In 1995, I demanded a refund after discovering roaches, rusting pans, and broken down furniture in my first vacation rental. A few years later, the memory had faded and I tried again. While the French apartment I found on a fledgling rental website was far from perfect, it was infinitely… Read More
  • Kim Mills |
  • March 17, 2017

About Kim Mills

Kim Mills

Kim Mills is a writer and a fundraiser based just outside of Grand Teton National Park in Jackson Hole, Wyoming. She continues to be inspired by the landscapes, architecture, and food she’s discovered around the world and is always in the process of planning her next adventure.