Tag Archives: travel with children

Finally Coming Home.

Over the past few days I have been having the most powerful memories from my childhood.  It’s not that this has never happened before, it’s just that over the past 16 years I have spent most of my time living … Continue reading

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Malaysian Sensation

I think the last time my ears popped on an elevator, I was eleven years old going up the Sears Tower in Chicago.  Then again, I can’t imagine that vintage 80’s elevator was as state of the art and super-speedy … Continue reading

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KwaZulu-Natal – The Proverbial Elephant in the Room

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I once read somewhere that Africa can “get under your skin” and despite not being able to remember the source of the quote, I can attest to the validity of it. After the ecological wonders of Kruger National Park and … Continue reading

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In the Land of the “Big Five”

“Right now I’m just trying not to hit a Rhino, okay!”  Such are the comments that occur in a car driving in Kruger National Park in South Africa.  Home to a staggering array of wildlife, Kruger is South Africa’s most … Continue reading

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Ode on a Grecian Island

I doubt there’s any reason to feel that people need to be talked into visiting the Greek Islands.  For many, like me, they’re on the ‘bucket list,’ one of the destinations that must be seen before you die.  After a … Continue reading

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A Quick Visit to the Persian Gulf.

Geographically, Abu Dhabi is a conundrum.  Standing on the Corniche, sweating in the midday sun, I looked out over the Persian Gulf and thought, “that’s Iran over there.”  Iran is a country that still stones women to death for adultery, … Continue reading

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Almost Missed Autumn

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“Delicious autumn! My very soul is wedded to it, and if I were a bird I would fly about the earth seeking the successive autumns.” ~George Eliot I love autumn, but as it turns out, I am unwittingly flying about … Continue reading

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