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Kate Silver

Washington Post

Chicago, IL, United States

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Past articles by Kate:

Virtual wine tastings bring some sparkle to the self-quarantined

Order the wine, and when it arrives, sign on and enjoy the scenery. → Read More

Burning Man 2020 is the latest cultural offering to go virtual

Citing health and travel concerns, the popular desert festival moves online. → Read More

In Chicago, muralist Hebru Brantley’s outdoor art moves inside

The artist’s Flyboy creation gets a three-dimensional home in an immersive exhibition called Nevermore Park. → Read More

Why you should visit Madison, Wis.

The Badger State capital is the quintessential college town — packed with trendy restaurants, bars and shops — and is likely to satisfy all tastes. → Read More

As the population ages, more home health-care companies cater to travelers

As our aging population faces health and mobility challenges, more people may benefit from a helping hand on the road. → Read More

The silver Christmas tree, an icon of Space Age kitsch, turns 60

In the Evergleam forest of Manitowoc, Wis., a writer connects with her (aluminum) family tree. → Read More

As the population ages, more home health-care companies are catering to travelers

These are the questions to ask when you need a helping hand on the road. → Read More

Four experts on cheap travel share their best tips for maximizing value while vacationing

Amazing deals can lead to new experiences, unconsidered destinations and extra insight. → Read More

Lights, cameras, interaction: Exploring Chicago’s Instagrammable Wndr museum

The popular museum opened as a pop-up and has become a permanent fixture. → Read More

Traveling while introverted: One semi-social writer’s guide

Whether in Rome or Portland, Ore., you can make the most of a city from inside your shell. → Read More

On a mission for Maggie: After their daughter’s death, couple commits to tackling her bucket list, one trip at a time

Before Maggie Schmidt died of cancer in 2017, the Long Island teen left a bucket list of places she wanted to go and things to do. Her parents are now checking off the list. → Read More

Six tips for scoring housesitting gigs that will let you travel the world

A retired couple sold their home and spend their time experiencing other cultures — without paying to stay. → Read More

A checklist for taking safe selfies while traveling

Are you practicing safe selfies? It might be time to examine your photo-clicking habits and put caution first. → Read More

A checklist for taking safe selfies

To avoid accidents, stay focused on your safety, not your surroundings. → Read More

Why you should visit Springfield

Lincoln still looms large in Illinois’ capital city, but there are other draws — including the relics from Route 66 and only-in-Springfield fare like the horseshoe. → Read More

Time to kill between Airbnb checkout and your flight? A new app lets travelers ditch bags at nearby bars and restaurants

The baggage storage network LuggageHero is in a growth spurt. The company's expansion is bringing it to Chicago in April. → Read More

Time to kill between Airbnb checkout and your flight? A new app lets travelers ditch bags at nearby bars and restaurants

The baggage storage network LuggageHero is in a growth spurt. The company's expansion is bringing it to Chicago in April. → Read More

Faux food and heated toilet seats: Japan’s culture shocks may be big, but its charm is all in the tiny details

Ten days, four cities and so much to remember that you have to text yourself notes. → Read More

Destination wedding trends: Here's where couples are getting hitched far from home

Nearly one in four couples has a destination wedding. Here are some of the hot spots people are headed to tie the knot in 2019 and beyond. → Read More

There is an entire cookbook dedicated to Wisconsin cheese. The featured creameries are worth a road trip.

Milwaukee writer Kristine Hansen's new book on Wisconsin cheese is a delicious road map to the Dairy State's creameries and other cheesy spots worth a visit. → Read More