Favorite Things

Fitbit Fanatic: Tracking Steps When Traveling

August 4, 2015

This is my favorite bracelet. You could argue that it’s not that stylish but I never leave home without it on my arm. I’ve been using a Fitbit Flex for nearly three years. It’s traveled with me to India and to San Marino and to Myanmar. It’s sailed with my on the world’s two largest cruise ships, and […]

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A Better Way to Send Postcards From Your Travels

May 12, 2015

One Christmas long ago I couldn’t think of a gift to give my Grandmother and her sister, my beloved Aunt Lydia.  They were very tough to buy gifts for as they were the kind of women that would much rather you call them frequently and/or spend time with them than buy them things. I was […]

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Early Morning Views from Singapore

January 7, 2015

When you travel to a time zone that’s 14 hours ahead of your home time zone, you will, most likely, suffer some jet lag symptoms. For our trip to Singapore in late December, we were wide awake at 4:30 am.  We’d try to go back to sleep, and then start dreaming about breakfast. The best […]

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6 of My Favorite Books to Read While Traveling

January 4, 2015

Some people like to think “It’s not about the destination, it’s about the journey.” Personally, when it comes to actually traveling, I 100 percent disagree.  I don’t actually enjoy flying, riding a bus or train, or riding as a passenger in a car.  This gets rough when traveling long distances.  Thankfully for me, my longest plane ride […]

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