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Sarah Gorr

Sarah Gorr

Guide Staff Writer

Sarah Gorr is a travel editor. She's also an editor for The Cinessential and host of The Cinessential Podcast.


Latest articles by Sarah Gorr


Tips on How to Ice Skate from Champion Figure Skater Max Aaron

Tips on How to Ice Skate from Champion Figure Skater Max Aaron

12.23.2014

Figure skater Max Aaron shares his best tips on how to ice skate so you can glide across the ice with confidence.

 


What Is 70mm Film, and Why Is It Worth Seeing on the Big Screen?

What Is 70mm Film, and Why Is It Worth Seeing on the Big Screen?

2.17.2015

A projectionist explains why 70mm film is special, and why it's worth the extra effort to see on the big screen.


12 Gifts Your Wife Will Love

12 Gifts Your Wife Will Love

9.28.2017

Looking for the perfect gift for your wife? We've got 12 that are sure to wow her.


Does Acupuncture Work? What I Learned (and Loved) About the Age-Old Technique

Does Acupuncture Work? What I Learned (and Loved) About the Age-Old Technique

11.29.2017

I used to wake up with aching pain until I learned first-hand all about how acupuncture works and its benefits.


The Ultimate Couples' Gift Guide, for Every Stage of the Relationship

The Ultimate Couples' Gift Guide, for Every Stage of the Relationship

2.12.2016

Follow our gift guide for couples to make sure your partner gets the perfect gift, whether you’ve been dating two weeks or two years.


10 Cool Pools for Vacation Inspiration

10 Cool Pools for Vacation Inspiration

1.25.2018

These cool pools from around the world will have you dreaming of your next vacation.


How Often Should You Change Your Oil? Two Experts Weigh In.

How Often Should You Change Your Oil? Two Experts Weigh In.

5.10.2017

Is it 3,000 miles? 5,000 miles? Our pair of experts share their advice for keeping your car running safely and smoothly.


Hawaiian Poke is the Food Trend You Have to Try

Hawaiian Poke is the Food Trend You Have to Try

1.19.2018

Hawaiian poke has reached the mainland. Read our primer to see what you need to know about the tasty dish.


The Six Best HelloFresh Recipes

The Six Best HelloFresh Recipes

1.19.2018

These HelloFresh recipes will have your mouth watering. See what you could be making.


Your Guide to Traveling Alone with Groupon Getaways

Your Guide to Traveling Alone with Groupon Getaways

12.29.2017

Traveling alone with Groupon Getaways sounds a lot scarier than it really is. We talked to someone who's done it to prove it.


What's the Soap Opera Effect? The TV Setting Sports Fans Should Know

What's the Soap Opera Effect? The TV Setting Sports Fans Should Know

1.16.2018

Learn what the soap opera effect is and how you can set up your TV for the best picture possible.


iPhone Photography Tips for Capturing the Great Outdoors

iPhone Photography Tips for Capturing the Great Outdoors

4.27.2017

From family barbecues to soccer games, these iPhone photography tips will elevate your pics to the next level.


How to Hang a Picture Without Losing Your Mind

How to Hang a Picture Without Losing Your Mind

5.30.2017

Figuring out how to hang a picture or your favorite piece of art doesn't have to be a nightmare. We've got the tips to prove it.


The Anger Room: How Smashing Stuff Became a Booming Business

The Anger Room: How Smashing Stuff Became a Booming Business

12.28.2017

The Anger Room in Dallas just might be the only business that wants you to destroy it.


15 Best Vacation Spots of 2018

15 Best Vacation Spots of 2018

12.28.2017

Check out our list of the best vacation spots and start planning your next adventure.


Hot Chocolate Around the World

Hot Chocolate Around the World

12.22.2017

Think hot chocolate is just that powdered stuff from the store? International takes add cinnamon, eggs, and even cheese to the mix!


Gifts for Coffee Lovers to Build the Perfect At-Home Setup

Gifts for Coffee Lovers to Build the Perfect At-Home Setup

12.22.2017

Upgrade your favorite coffee-lovers' at-home setup with ideas from this list of 10 coffee accessories.


New Wines to Try in 2018 According to Winc

New Wines to Try in 2018 According to Winc

12.15.2017

Winc's cofounder helped us discover new wines, look back at the trends of 2017, and make some predictions for 2018.


A Blue Apron Review: Is It Really Worth It?

A Blue Apron Review: Is It Really Worth It?

11.21.2017

Is it really worth it? Our honest Blue Apron review settles the question once and for all.


Packing Light: How to Fit it All in Your Personal Item

Packing Light: How to Fit it All in Your Personal Item

11.21.2017

Packing light isn't as hard as you think if you follow these tips.


5 Reasons to Book a Housecleaning Before Your Holiday Baking

5 Reasons to Book a Housecleaning Before Your Holiday Baking

11.20.2017

A case for banishing dirty ovens and messy counters before you start on the pies.

 


8 Car Emergency Kit Essentials (and 1 Not-So-Essential)

8 Car Emergency Kit Essentials (and 1 Not-So-Essential)

11.20.2017

Be prepared this winter with a car emergency kit stocked with these essential items.


Holiday Decor: 13 Items to Deck Your Halls

Holiday Decor: 13 Items to Deck Your Halls

10.31.2017

Refresh your home's holiday decor with items that'll make it sparkle.

 


The Best Winter and Fall Cocktails

The Best Winter and Fall Cocktails

10.31.2017

This roster of delicious winter and fall cocktails from around the world proves that smoke and spice are everything nice.


A Holiday Activities Itinerary for a Magical Day

A Holiday Activities Itinerary for a Magical Day

10.23.2017

Tradition is great, but this itinerary of holiday activities will help you shake things up this season.


A Dickey's Barbecue Pitmaster on What Makes Great BBQ

A Dickey's Barbecue Pitmaster on What Makes Great BBQ

10.10.2017

We talked to the head pitmaster at Dickey's Barbecue Pit about what it's like to run the pit, what makes great BBQ, and more.


Easy Car Upgrades to Improve Your Commute

Easy Car Upgrades to Improve Your Commute

4.24.2017

You might not be able to get a new ride, but these easy car upgrades are the best way to feel like you already have one.


How to Play Laser Tag (and Win) As an Adult

How to Play Laser Tag (and Win) As an Adult

6.29.2016

Follow these expert tips to learn how to play laser tag and to get the most out of your next futuristic battle.


12 Engagement Gifts for Any Couple

12 Engagement Gifts for Any Couple

9.25.2017

Engagement gifts aren't necessary, but they can be special. These ideas are practical and surprising and can be customized to the couple.


The Cutest Halloween Costumes for Kids

The Cutest Halloween Costumes for Kids

9.22.2017

Pictures of toddlers dressed up as Wonder Woman, a shark, a sloth. It literally does not get any cuter than this.


The Laptop Buying Guide: What You Need to Know

The Laptop Buying Guide: What You Need to Know

9.22.2017

Looking for a new laptop means a lot of time spent figuring out how to choose the right one. That's where our laptop buying guide comes in handy.


Best Miami Restaurants with a View

Best Miami Restaurants with a View

8.16.2017

Date night gets an upgrade with these top Miami restaurants with a view.


9 Fun Things to Do in Miami with Kids

9 Fun Things to Do in Miami with Kids

8.31.2017

Our top picks for fun things to do in Miami keep the little ones in mind to ensure one heck of a happy vacay.


9 of The Best Things to Do in Miami in Just 48 Hours

9 of The Best Things to Do in Miami in Just 48 Hours

4.20.2017

There are plenty of things to do in Miami and with our guide, we can guarantee you'll fit them all into just one weekend.


The Ultimate Guide to Manicures

The Ultimate Guide to Manicures

8.3.2017

Learn how much it costs, how much to tip, how long it lasts, and different types to try. ›


Labor Day Weekend Getaways That Won't Be Crowded

Labor Day Weekend Getaways That Won't Be Crowded

8.23.2016

Skip the obvious spots and book one of these more offbeat Labor Day weekend getaways.


10 Fun Things to Do in Boston with Kids

10 Fun Things to Do in Boston with Kids

8.30.2017

There's no shortage of fun things to do in Boston that'll make the whole family happy, especially the kiddos.


How to Get Scuba Certified in a Few Easy Steps

7.24.2017

Wondering how to get scuba certified? It's not as hard as you'd think (or as pricey) if you read our guide.


Money Saving Tips: Clothing Edition

Money Saving Tips: Clothing Edition

8.25.2017

Five money saving tips that'll help you re-stock your wardrobe without breaking the bank


America's Best Amusement Parks

America's Best Amusement Parks

8.24.2017

We'll help you discover the best amusement parks in the country. Get ready to scream!


Travel Tips for Couples: What to Know Before You Go

Travel Tips for Couples: What to Know Before You Go

4.22.2016

Wanna keep the romance in your romantic getaway? Ask your SO a few of these questions first.


10 Anniversary Gift Ideas to Wow Your Partner

10 Anniversary Gift Ideas to Wow Your Partner

8.16.2017

Knowing what to get your partner for your anniversary doesn't have to feel impossible. Check out our list of the best anniversary gift ideas and put your mind at ease.


Behind the Scenes at CineYouth, Chicago’s International Youth Film Festival

Behind the Scenes at CineYouth, Chicago’s International Youth Film Festival

10.16.2013

Every year, CineYouth festival director Rebecca Fons sifts through up to 400 submissions from around the globe. Since 2005, Cinema/Chicago—presenters of the Chicago International Film Festival (CIFF)—has used CineYouth as a way “to embrace the next generation of filmmakers,” says Fons. Of the hundreds of films submitted, only 100 make it to the festival. And then, only about 15 of those will be named Best of the Fest and share screen time alongside films by the likes of Spike Lee and Quentin Tarantino at CIFF.


Adventure Vacations to Spice up Your Travel Plans

Adventure Vacations to Spice up Your Travel Plans

6.1.2017

Jungles. Mountains. Shipwrecks. Deserts. Our top choices for adventure vacations have it all.


The Hosts of Podcast “Throwing Shade” Toss Political Correctness (and the Haters) Out the Window

The Hosts of Podcast “Throwing Shade” Toss Political Correctness (and the Haters) Out the Window

3.24.2014

Podcasters Erin Gibson and Bryan Safi share their thoughts about taking their show on the road, cracking inappropriate jokes, and rejecting Rico Suave.


Tiki Drinks Go Mainstream: Everything You Need to Know About the Trend

Tiki Drinks Go Mainstream: Everything You Need to Know About the Trend

6.28.2017

Tiki drinks are everywhere these days, but why? And what should you order? Two experts weigh in.


Deals on the Best Museums in America

Deals on the Best Museums in America

6.22.2017

Check out our list of the best museums in America, and save money on your next visit.


How to Make Race Car Driving Dreams Come True

How to Make Race Car Driving Dreams Come True

4.24.2017

Stock car or Lamborghini? Solo or with an instructor? Here's everything you need to know when choosing a race car driving experience.


The Truth About Lip Injections from Somone Who's Tried Them

The Truth About Lip Injections from Somone Who's Tried Them

5.19.2017

Nearly a year ago, Kelsey got lip injections. She gives us the lowdown about the experience and what she's thought of her lips since.


How Anyone Can Hike the Himalayas

How Anyone Can Hike the Himalayas

4.28.2017

A trip to hike the Himalayas might not be as impossible as it sounds. See why (and how) anyone can take the adventure of a lifetime.