Why do souvenirs bring back happy travel memories?

Why do souvenirs bring back happy travel memories?

Why travel means so little until we can’t do it This blog is often about the hassles and problems of travel. But like so many other things, you don’t realize how much travel means to you until you can’t do it. So today I’m writing about travel...
Is this good? Gas prices are falling dramatically

Is this good? Gas prices are falling dramatically

Gas prices are falling – it is not a silver lining As America has been focused on COVID-19, sheltering in place, and counting the dead in Italy, gas prices are falling. Experts expect that the average price of gas will drop to less than $2 across the country. In a...
How to take an inward journey in the COVID-19 world

How to take an inward journey in the COVID-19 world

Turn a cancellation into an inward journey in the COVID-19 world I’m looking out of my window at the strangely quiet streets of downtown Washington, DC. Like many, I’m still adjusting to the COVID-19 world, unable to join the usual bustle of life in the city....
Can a COVID-19 staycation fulfill my travel dreams

Can a COVID-19 staycation fulfill my travel dreams

If I can’t travel during a COVID-19 staycation how can I dream? Traveling has always been a big part of my life. Last year I traveled to Cuba in February, Portugal in April, and Venice in September. I also took a quick jaunt to Florida in early December. Can I...
Get your caffeine boost with a shot of Old World charm

Get your caffeine boost with a shot of Old World charm

Discover Poznan, Poland, where the country was founded and cafés thrive I love museums, walking tours and performances, but the best part of sightseeing is what comes after — the café. Wherever I travel, settling into a one-of-a-kind café is the crowning point of the...
How to keep a teenager engaged during time in Rome

How to keep a teenager engaged during time in Rome

Every monument tells a story and one teens will remember I’ve been involved in planning a trip to Italy with a focus on Rome and Venice. The grandson of a good friend of mine is coming along. I need to show him Rome for teenagers. He is in 7th grade and just...