Have you ever noticed how once you start thinking about something, it suddenly seems to pop up everywhere? It makes sense I guess; things you never paid attention to start sticking out once they’re already on your mind.
Traveling during the holidays is stressful enough. Throw a baby into the mix and it’s enough to push even the most skilled baby whisperer over the edge.
There is no shortage of advice for people flying with their children:
Phoenix Comicon organizers could have been content to continue running a really solid convention every summer. With an army of 1600 volunteers and just 6 paid staff, they were already putting on one of the largest Comicons in the U.S. They could’ve just cruised....more
I was walking into a decoration store in Ipanema to find out the price of a beautifly framed picture of a small French town. As soon as I entered the store, the smell took me back at least 30 years to my grandmothers home. The sales woman kindly wanted to help me, but I could not stop thinking of how my grandma was such a beautiful part of my life and how warm and safe the feeling of having her made me feel. I felt the need to hold on to that smell and moment for the longest possible, because once I left the store I would be back to my reality, which grandma did not make part anymore....more
I'm from the Midwest, born and raised, and I do not have an accent. People from the south have accents. People from the east have accents. And people from the west definitely have accents. But in Minnesota, we’re right in the middle, and except for a few people in the far north of the state who still have a bit of a Scandinavian brogue (possibly some members of my extended family, but not me), the rest of us don't have accents....more
This is really embarrassing, but I didn’t even know the story of Pompeii until we started planning our trip to Italy. But once I found out what Pompeii is, I really wanted to make it over there. Since we had a few extra days in Rome and Naples, we decided to take a day trip from Naples and go to Pompeii....more
Lansdowne – The hidden little place This place is as good as its name! Hidden somewhere in the hills of Uttarakhand, it is actually a cantonment town in Pauri Garhwal district. Hence the added discipline as cleanliness....more
Things to DEFINITELY do in GOA in an all girls trip ;) Definitely 1.Buy a bikini. Goa has all kinds of beaches, few in which you can wear a bikini and few in which you might feel a little out of place. So, skip the afternoons and the overcrowded evenings. Try the early morning beach in a bikini in Baga or Calangute, feel the cold ocean in a fluorescent bikini. Nothing like the morning sea caressing you. Bliss! ...more
This was an assignment in my Geography class that I thought was pretty neat, and I found some good info too ;) The assignment was to find different websites about places you would like to visit and tell about the website. These were just a few of the many many places that I would like to visit in the future. I hope you enjoy reading! And check out the websites too! ...more
Have you ever been to Halong Bay? I’ve read many of my fellow travel bloggers’ stories from this enchanting place in Vietnam and for a long time I’ve longed to go there, to taste the delicious cuisine, to learn about local culture, to witness its breathtaking natural beauty and to sail across Halong Bay....more