Tucked away very near to Narita Airport lies Narita City. Home to the Naritasan Shinshoji Temple. This ancient city is much overlooked for the busier streets of Tokyo. This is a perfect day trip or another way to occupy a long layover. I decided to work this trip even though I was concerned about the … More Enjoying the journey, thirteen hours at a time!
We moved our youngest daughter into college. She was the last to go. I thought I knew what to expect. We packed boxes, suitcases and told her to take everything that could fit in the back of our SUV. When moving day came and she walked out of her room with 1 roller bag and … More College bound kids and those who are left behind
We were on final approach into Edinburgh airport. My body was aching with fatigue and my eyes were burning from sleep deprivation. As I viewed the country from the small window at my jump seat I knew I was doomed. The sky was a gorgeous blue. Thin streaks of white clouds telling the story of … More Outdoor hike, cold beer, great food…the ultimate cure for jet-lag?
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