How an in-trip flight cancellation usually works for a flight crew… Wake up call usually comes around 6:30 am translated to New York time middle of the night! Sleep deprived from waking up around 2 or 3 am. Remembering the wine you had the night before. Wondering why your body never gets used to this … More Champagne opportunity in France!
The life of a flight attendant. Sometimes considered a dream job…being paid to travel the world for free. Traveling while working but also on our days off. For some people it just doesn’t work. The numerous days away from home. Lack of certainty. Lack of a love life and or family time. Then you have … More Chasing seats and the last few days of summer!
There is one thing that Rome is in August… freaking hot! However, it is also beautiful, magical, stunning, and breathtaking! A love/hate relationship you might say! Who doesn’t want to go to Rome anytime of the year. As long as you are prepared, Rome can be fantastic. For starters the locals have all departed for … More Hot in the city!
After a sweltering July in the Northeast, August usually rushes in with uncertain weather. Cool rainy days and nights followed by the eventual rebound of heat and sun. The knowledge that school is soon looming in the future. For me, I’m anxiously waiting for the structure to return to our home. The kids not quite … More Sweet Home Alabama
My current destination…Dublin! Sneaking in a trip with my daughter, the promise of a college visit. Making it work in three days, not a problem. Choosing the Fitzwilliam Hotel primarily based on location. The hotel sits at the end of the super fashionable Grafton Street. The ability to walk anywhere in the City Center a bonus. … More Calling all Game of Thrones Fans!
We all want to experience a city, a place, a destination. Walking where millions of people have walked before you. Seeing what they have seen or perhaps something new. The same destination, however, leaves a different experience for every person. I enjoy wandering, sometimes ending up lost. Enjoying a new street just off the beaten … More Wear your heels…but carry your flats!
There are cities that always resonate with people; Rome, Paris, New York…for me I tend to forget about one of the best cities…London! Offering fantastic food and world-class museums. Family friendly excursions, think Harry Potter attractions, entertainment and shopping! The weather might not always cooperate but that’s what an umbrella is for. Meeting an old … More Perfect predictable London…well almost!
I first traveled to Montreal for a french language immersion course. Two weeks – live with a family, diner together, and classes four hours a day. The allure of a different place, community and culture has always fascinated me. Speaking fluent french; forever a dream! When I arrived in Montreal at my destination I suddenly … More Cafe’s, poutine and a college visit!
Speaking french wasn’t even on my radar. I was consumed with the details…Easter in Geneva? What will be open? What will the weather be like? How to fill our days? I was traveling with my 16-year-old daughter. She has a fear of flying. When she asked me if we could travel this year over spring … More French Lessons, Adventure and Culture!
As I arrived in Brussels the sky was streaked with wisps of blue, thin layers of clouds fading-through, I could tell it would be a beautiful day. Deciding to forgo the Grand-Place and iconic Manneken Pis. I wanted to wander the streets in the residential areas, take the time to see this city from a … More The center of Europe