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Category Archives: Amazing trips
If you know me, you’ll know I have a hard time slowing down. Last summer I dragged my daughter through six European countries in two months. Amazing? Yes. Exhausting? Also a resounding yes. This summer we’re heading to Peru. Research … Continue reading
It’ll be pretty hard to top 2012, but we’re hitting the ground running. Before I write about what’s in store in the next many months, how about a recap of … Continue reading
I’m afraid I haven’t been posting regularly during our travels this summer, and I do apologize, but we’ve been very busy exploring new cities, spending time with both old and new friends, and really getting a lot out of our … Continue reading
After our adventures visiting beekeepers, a family-owned terracotta company and the Bellavista Restaurant in Impruneta, we were taken by our new friend, Tommaso Beccuci, of Capturing Tuscany Tours to visit a few more of his favorite spots in Tuscany. Below … Continue reading
Good friends, lazy days at the beach, and just slowing down for the first time in years were making me want to plant myself in Italy just a little while longer. My daughter felt the same way. I had, however, … Continue reading
Culture, schmulture… (or, in other words, how avoiding culture in Rimini, Italy, provided a wealth of “educational” experiences)
Last week, an article came out in the New York Times called ‘The Busy Trap‘, which discussed just how ridiculously busy (and proud of it) we Americans are. We accept a million freelance gigs, overload our kids with after school … Continue reading
From the very beginning, the kid made it clear that she wanted to make a pit-stop in Venice, Italy. Finding affordable accommodations, however, was difficult. I suppose we could’ve booked a night or two at a hostel, but I really … Continue reading
My daughter, budding chemist and particle physicist, wanted to bring a molecule kit on our trip this summer. I gave her a particularly resounding “NO,” but I did tell her that I’d take her just outside of Geneva, Switzerland, to … Continue reading
After our death-defying hike in Iceland, I was both thrilled and a little nervous about taking my daughter to the Swiss Alps for a hike.