Paul Theroux on Individuation

It's the Singapore Writers Festival and we managed to catch the tail end of it. We got tickets to Paul Theroux's lecture on his travels, titled "The Roads I Travelled", where he spoke mainly about his experiences while travelling. ...more

Taking the ferry from Kitakyushu to Osaka

When we decided to move back to my husband's hometown in Kyushu Japan after retirement, we were looking forward to traveling around this beautiful country. Having lived outside of Japan for more than thirty years, hubby was out of touch with things and just as much of a "foreigner" as I was. We had no idea that train travel within Japan was as expensive as it was.Jumping on a train every few months to go exploring wasn't really within our retirement budget. ...more

Cruises? Not for Me

NaBloPoMo Prompt: Where is the one place you would never want to go on vacation that other people seem to love?...more

Fly Girl in Training: Short cross-country solo flying

 Flying my short cross country solo to Modesto (KMOD) & Los Banos (KLSN)...more

Mini Road Trip through Portugal - Lagos and Faro

After spending two days in Lisbon (Day 1, Day 2) and spent a day in Sintra, we rented a Smart Car and headed towards Sevilla, Spain....more

Between the MIles

Participating in Photography 101 , the assigment on day 3- Water- inspired me to create this post.   It is the story of two cousins separated by the Pacific Ocean and how they bonded  playing in the sea Enjoy and would love your comments http://chica-chico.com/2014/11/05/between-the-miles/ ...more

A quiet street in the Atlas Mountains

Participating in Photography 101 , the assigment on day 2- Street-send me on a search for old memories captured in pictures This was my submission https://chicachicotravels.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=621&actio...   ...more

The One Place I DON'T Want To Go.

It's no secret that I love to travel. I've written about it here many times and also documented our journeys over on the Living My Someday Youtube Channel. My husband and I are adventurers, through and through...which is why this prompt saddened me so! ...more

Paris? Not for me.

Photo credit: “Paris” by Wilhelm Lappe. Clink image for link....more

Five advantages of being a “newcomer”

Being a ‘newcomer’I always talk about myself as a ‘Newcomer’ in Toronto, Canada. The challenges that I’m facing and the issues I’m dealing at on a daily basis. It usually sounds very “whiny”. Trust me, it’s not. I’m a very happy and grateful person and the decision to move here was mine....more