There are a few items that I almost always pack in my bag when we travel, regardless of where we are going. Here is a list of things to pack when traveling and why these items might be useful to you: Chico Bag with shoulder strap: It is always my goal to have all of my […]
Hints and tips that will make your travel experience run more smoothly and with less stress.
Next time you are traveling through MSP, make sure to stop here! They even serve breakfast! Should I start with the delectable hint of lemongrass, garlic, mint and cilantro intermingling playfully in my dish? Or the lovely, crispy rice noodles sitting quietly on the side of the dish, waiting for my culinary pleasure. Maybe it was the […]
She admonished me first not to go (though she knew that wouldn’t be an argument that she would win.) She then told us that she thought that we shouldn’t ride on the metro in Madrid, because terrorists often target subways for bombings. My mother has never been to Europe, so she obviously had no idea […]
We almost NEVER have as much time when visiting a place as we would like. Sometimes, we only have a long weekend and are tempted to pack in as much as possible. Periodically, we have an extended layover in a city and only want to try to get out of the airport for a few hours. Whether […]
It seems like every city we visit in Europe (and many in the United States) now offer free walking tours of the highlights of their city. These free walking tours can be a budget friendly way to get a good overview of the city that you are visiting and its people, places and history. Here […]
Thanksgiving is time for giving thanks. On this Thanksgiving eve, I am giving thanks for the fact that I am not at work at the airport tonight. I realize that you all have your reasons for traveling on this particularly inauspicious day. You couldn’t get any extra time off of work or school, your already […]