Monthly Archives: June 2011

A 3rd Class Surprise

“What do you mean you don’t know where you’re going?” is usually the wide–eyed response I hear when telling people I lack a specific travel itinerary. This summer, my answer to the destination question went something like this. “I am … Continue reading

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My Morning Ritual – Part 2

If you read my last post, I ended with a cliffhanger (thanks to years of watching Dynasty) that surely left you tuning back for more of this tantalizing blog. 🙂 When we parted, the slightly quirky, but enthusiastic leading lady … Continue reading

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My Morning Ritual

I like to begin my traveling mornings with a walk…but instead of a carefree wandering, I have some specific rules that I’ve gained from years of experience.* I begin by walking out the doors of my hotel** and selecting a … Continue reading

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I’m “In a Relationship”

As a perpetual matchmaker (no comments, please), who views each day as an opportunity to “couple up” the people I meet, and a hopeless romantic related to the lives of others, my heart swoons when I see this status change. … Continue reading

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I Cried..I’m Over It!

I locked my front door behind me 51 hours ago…surely I should be at my final destination. Instead, it is 3:45 AM and I am sitting in a deserted second floor hallway in the Mumbai airport with a young man … Continue reading

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Ah, airport…How I Love You!

A journey begins and I close my door with a strange mix of anticipation, apprehension, and adrenaline. I am awed by the unknown of every day…but especially mesmerized when I will wake in an unchartered locale. And, before it all … Continue reading

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Stepping Stones to Wanderlust

As a child, I knew EVERYONE who lived on my block. In fact, I probably knew them far too well. We were a big, lovely, dysfunctional family – the good, the bad, and the – well, you know how it … Continue reading

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