I went for the culture and obsessed over the food…how this vegetarian navigated Barcelona!

  It was a work trip. I couldn’t resist three whole days in Barcelona as opposed to the normal twenty-four hours. I wouldn’t be jet-lagged, I could do a day trip, I could eat late like the Spaniards, I could sleep in and explore.  Well, it went something like that. Day 1: after a three-hour … More I went for the culture and obsessed over the food…how this vegetarian navigated Barcelona!

How to kickstart 2018; health, happiness and travel tips!

Happy New Year! Early January began with brutal cold tormenting the US.  A winter storm blanketed the east coast with snow and delivered blizzard conditions. Schools were closed, airports at a stand still. Making it hard to do anything other than curling up on the couch under a blanket with a good book. Don’t despair. … More How to kickstart 2018; health, happiness and travel tips!

When in Rome…take the train to Umbria!

Early November and the tourists are sparse. Beautiful sunny afternoons leading to cool evenings. The perfect time to wander, shop, and sight see in Rome! But I wanted to do something impulsive. Out of the ordinary. Luckily I was traveling with my friend Gina. She always brings abundant willingness, enthusiasm and the language skills all … More When in Rome…take the train to Umbria!

Avoid the crowds, skip the lines but bring your winter coat!

  I love the journey, the adventure, the unknown, and the experience. What I don’t love is the means of getting from point A to point B. I actually prefer to work a flight than to fly as a passenger. Fully understanding all the issues that passengers endure, arrival at the airport, security procedures, people, … More Avoid the crowds, skip the lines but bring your winter coat!