Travel and comfortable shoes

There’s something about an upcoming vacation that just makes me giddy. Constantly checking the weather forecasts, trying to determine what to pack and figuring...

These are a few of my favorite things . . .

Some people get excited when their favorite fashion magazine or catalog arrives. Me, I thrive on travel catalogs. I just love opening my mailbox...

Alsace, merci beaucoup!

Planning this one has been a moving target. While I’m nearly always my own “travel agent” there are so many ways to bring a...

Where oh where to go next?

“But didn’t you  just take vacation?” I hear that frequently, but personally I just think people have short memories! It’s time to think about...

How do you say . . .

Phrasebook French at it’s finest. I picked up a pocket phrasebook for the upcoming trip to France. While I studied French in high school...

Sadly the RV trip is cancelled

Unfortunately, the Grand California RV Adventure, also known as touring Sequoia and Yosemite has been cancelled. Some lucky camper is going to snag a...

Fall vacation is in the works!

Looks like it is Austria in the fall. Just booked airfare yesterday to fly into Salzburg and return from Vienna. Why so early? Well,...

J’adore Paris!

This summer I’m trying something new. A vacation. I never vacation in the summer. Crowds, heat, high prices. Nope, not for me.  However, this...

Munich Madness

I can now officially claim to be going on vacation “next week.”  The countdown to Europe and unplugging from all things work is speeding...