Other than prepping our sons and daughters for their first day, nothing says back to school/back to campus for us grown-ups like the start of the NCAA college football season. Here are five talking points you can use to participate in any Labor Day weekend social function (or at work this coming week) if college football becomes the topic of conversation:
So here’s a fall dilemma that many of us face. No, it’s not which chunky sweater to wear, or which pair of cute boots to buy. Or where to hike or cycle this weekend, or whether we should try the Kiki Challenge. The dilemma is how to talk about NFL football with all the people in our lives who live for the start of the NFL season and who become utterly unintelligible when they start chattering about it. And some of them chatter about it a lot. Which can lead to side-eye, eye rolls, loud sighing, and all kinds of relationship problems at work and at home. Ugh. This is supposed to be the best time of the year! Why do they have to ruin it with sports?
Insider Itinerary is an occasional series here at Dandelion Chandelier that shines a light on the best places to see, stay, and dine in some of the hottest travel destinations worldwide. Our far-flung correspondents are sharing their inside tips on how to best experience their chosen locations, especially if you’re visiting for the first time. Consider it your local luxury GPS. You’re welcome!
We all know how stressful packing can be. What if it’s cold? What if it rains? How many special occasion outfits do I need? Which shoes should I bring? While we can’t help you with every element of your packing decisions (although we do have some thoughts on the luggage you should carry), we can help you think about what you should wear while you’re travelling.
And now we are two. Our second birthday here at Dandelion Chandelier is August 1, and to mark the occasion, we’re sharing some of the top-performing posts in our short history. And also some posts that we’re just really proud of, or that were especially fun to write (and, we hope, to read). We’ll be focusing on one topic per day as we count down to our big day. We’ve shared top posts in Travel and Adventure; Food and Drink; and Fashion and Shopping. Next up? Sports and Fitness.