Archives for January 2012

Life Lessons: My First Solo Vacation

I've traveled solo numerous times.  Typically, those were business trips in which I was in and out of the city so quickly that I didn't have time for anything except the business I was there to conduct.   I had never really considered going on a vacation by myself.   I don't know why.  However, when … [Read more...]

Guest Post: A Week in Botswana

If you were looking for a relatively inexpensive, highly entertaining, clean, uncrowded, friendly and relatively safe place to vacation, you would probably not think to look for it in sub-Saharan Africa.  To our surprise, we found all these things, and more, in Botswana. Nestled quietly among its … [Read more...]

Video: Stockholm Candy Stores

Everyone who knows me know that when I go to Stockholm, I go on a sugar binge.  Stockholm's candy stores are like no other.  And, it's no secret that I'm addicted.  I don't try to hide; I wallow in it.  :D  Following is a video of my favorite GodisCenter (candy store) located in Hötorget metro … [Read more...]

Things To Do On The Big Island

Circumnavigate The Island Pack a lunch, grab some refreshments, and hit the road.  The Big Island is really the only island among the Hawaiian Islands in which you can really put the pedal to the metal.  This road trip is an excellent way to spend the day.  Starting out in Kailua-Kona or Waikoloa … [Read more...]

My Ugly-Ass Travel Sandals

Like any girl, I love fashion and when it comes to my shoes, it’s all about cute and comfort.  Even if they're 5 inch heels, my rule is I have to be able to run or fight in them.  LOL Prior to leaving for Thailand in 2006 I decided I needed some comfy walking sandals that could also get wet.  Our … [Read more...]