Seasons & Jumping the Equator

As I search for my slippers due to the slight chill in my feet, I ponder the ending of summer here in New Zealand.  All seasons are beautiful, that's very true.  But I come from the desert.  Yes, I know I left Chile one hundred years ago, but I was made with that weather in mind.  In winter I need constant food, lots and lots of layers of clothing, protection from the wind and a source of light.  Basically I turn into a chick needing an incubator.I don't want to be a chicken....more

Photography in Busan, South Korea

Sometimes you find beauty in conventional places. Othertimes, you have to trek off the beaten path. And sometimes, just sometimes you stumble upon it on accident or it falls into your lap. We stumbled upon this by accident and it also happened to be way off the beaten path. So much so that we got stopped by a local who was wondering why on earth we were exploring this part of the city. But let me back up....more

Serendipity: Living in a Small Town

Sunday 21 September 2014...more

Touring the Ice Hotel in Quebec

 An ice hotel right here in North America? Who would have thought!It exists and not only it is impressive, it really shows you that some people see opportunities where others think only of inconveniences.I have had the privilege of visited both of them. Yes, two of its kind are built during the cold season.One is in Montreal along with the Snow Village and the other is located only a short distance from Quebec City....more

World Travel with Baby on Board

Wednesday, 30 July 2014 Our three month "Around the World in 88 Days" trip took us to Australia, England, Scotland, Ireland, Croatia, Germany, and to more states within the USA. Planning ahead really was key when it came to travelling with a baby....more

From Boston to Dublin (plus a Super Salad Recipe)

Tuesday, 22 April 2014 ...more

Welcome to Hot Tea, Travel, and Thyme

Friday, 18 April 2014 Here I am sitting in a delicious coffee house/deli in Amherst, Massachusetts, with baby sleeping soundly next to me in the stroller while I happily create my first ever blog entry....more

Pursuing Your Dreams and Taking Your Children Along For The Ride

Photo: Courtesy of Domini Hedderman ...more