Tag Archives: Travel

52 Places to Go in 2017

This is a list put together and published by the New York Times. I like lists like this because inevitably I learn about places I’ve never heard of before, and it gives me more to dream about for my bucket … Continue reading

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Daily Post – Apology

I am not going to apologize for my love of travel. I am not going to allow others to shame me for my passion. I am so tired of ┬áhearing….”don’t you ever work?” ….”why do you <want to> travel so … Continue reading

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20 Year Love Affair with Paris

My “love affair” with Paris began 20 years ago. It was a spontaneous decision to visit a place I’ve never been, and on my own traveling to Europe for the first time ever. My previous trip to Europe had been … Continue reading

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German Vegetation

I think Germany is a lovely country. I photographed a variety of flowers and plants when I was there in October 2015. I know Germany has wonderful beers, but who doesn’t love a good German wine? I don’t know what … Continue reading

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2016 Travel Plans

A new year brings excitement and opportunity. While I don’t do formal resolutions, I do have a goal every year to visit a new country. I visited┬áthree new countries in 2015: Austria, Slovakia and Hungary. I might get to two … Continue reading

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The Backpack

A friend of mine let me borrow her new, customized timbuk2 backpack. With one condition….I needed to take pictures of it during its European adventures. The pack alone….not me. She then used my pictures and experiences to write a review … Continue reading

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Should I be afraid to go to Paris?

Or anywhere? …given some of the world events that have recently transpired. I canceled a trip to Tokyo on March 11, 2011 because of a disaster. Should I consider cancelling a February 2015 trip to London and Paris, based on … Continue reading

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