Grab these 5 Travel Tips & GO to Florence Italy

The internet is a ridiculous treasure trove of intel on all of the gloriousness of Florence Italy, as is the bookstore.  So I am not going to add to that, but friend to friend, I have these tips to offer…

A Traveler’s Take on 15 Things to Grab Your Group & Do in Tokyo

Tackling your Tokyo itinerary can be a daunting task. I made lists and lists and more lists. All that list making and we still only did a cursory tour of this remarkable city. So without overwhelming you with the why’s I give you our master list. May it be a useful springboard as you plan your time in Tokyo…

Final Thoughts on Africa… plus consolidated trip information

Five years ago, we made a list of must see as a family destinations.  Africa was at the top of the list, but we had to wait for the kids to grow up a bit to make the trip.  Before I get down to the business of summer, I wanted to close the loop on our journey…

If We Could Talk to the Animals

I wrote this on the way to Africa, in anticipation of what was to come. Sharing it with you now with some photos of the wonderful, glorious, amazing animals we have seen so far…

Grab Your Group and Go to Morgan’s Rock: An Eco Lodge in Nicaragua

For spring break this year we went to Morgan’s Rock on the West Coast of Nicaragua. As the person in charge of keeping her finger on the pulse of this family I sensed we were in need of a vacation where we got to return to our same beds every night. Our last few vacations had involved A LOT of moving and while that is ideal for seeing and experiencing destinations it is not ideal for completely unwinding…

GO ACTIVE in Yellowstone & the Grand Tetons with Backroads!

Backroads, the “active” travel company, has been on my radar for a couple of decades. I remember my friend Leslie coming back from her Backroad’s trips. She returned: positively glowing, more fit then usual and energized from the experience. A memory like that stays with you…

Please add my name to the waitlist!

Space does open up! When it does it’s often at the last minute. Will keep our fingers crossed. Would love to see you at this experience!