Travel for Adventure

Adventure is worthwhile ~Aesop While the jury is out on whether this quote is truly attributed to Aesop, or should be, instead, quoted from Aristotle, or that great adventurer Amelia Earhart; I have to agree with the message. However, I don’t […]

Conquer Your Fears While Traveling

Conquer Your Fears While Traveling

What would Ralph Waldo Emerson have to say about this scenario? A friend of mine has parents visiting them, here in Germany, from the USA and she was planning on taking them to Prague to see the sites and sample […]

Experiencing Eastern Europe

Experiencing Eastern Europe

As a teacher, this quote has always rung true for me. I’ve often felt that to really learn and understand something there needs to be some meaningful experience to reinforce the lesson. As a traveler I’ve found that no matter how […]

Comparing Notes with Folks We Meet on the Road in Tblisi

Comparing Notes with Folks We Meet on the Road in Tblisi

You know who inspires me to travel the most? Other travelers! Like you! As you know, we were recently on a trip to Georgia and Armenia, which not too many people go to. Yes, there were a couple of Chinese […]

The Magic of Memory

Distance lends enchantment to the view

Putting on our Rose Colored Glasses There’s something about the human psyche that, I believe, allows us to always see and remember the good. Can you imagine a world in which our memories and recollections were strongest for pain and […]

No Planning Travel Planning Required?

No Travel Planning Required?

As someone who is still working full-time, Jim and I  have to plan our trips a little more than if we were full-time travelers. As folks who love spontaneity, love living in the moment, planning is difficult for us. We would much rather be […]

Developing my Cherry List!

Developing My Cherry List - Weekend Travel Inspiration

Last week on Weekend Travel Inspiration, I started telling you how I’ve chosen to live my life a bit differently than many of my friends and family. Jim and I talked about it quite a bit this past weekend, because we […]

Designing the Life I Love to Live

Designing Life - Weekend Travel Inspiration

I don’t know about you , but sometimes I feel like  freak! I have chosen to live my life in a way that seems foreign to others. I can remember my mother-in-law asking very early on in our marriage when […]

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