Travel

Lack of Planning Doesn’t Mean Lack of Fun

When we went to Thailand, we had tentative plans for what we would be doing in each of the cities and solid plans for when we would be in each city. Those plans started changing before we even got to Thailand. Flight delays made it so we weren’t even in Bangkok at the time our next flight was leaving for Krabi. Once we got to Bangkok . . . Continue Reading

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Traveling with Children

Over the last few weeks I did something that I haven’t really done since I was a child myself. I traveled with children. And by children, I mean a 1 and 2-year-old. Dale’s sister and her family came to Italy to celebrate Christmas with us and we were able to take several small trips with them. We had a great time and I am so glad we got to spend so much time with all of them. Let me tell you though . . . Continue Reading

Travel

Trying New Things: It’s Not So Bad After All

While you are traveling, you also have the opportunity to try new things. Which can be scary. I have never been a fan of trying new things. But when I started traveling, I decided I was going to change that. When you are in a new country, surrounded by a different culture, different foods, different people, different environment, how can you pass up the many opportunities? Ok, it can still be scary sometimes, at the very least nerve-racking. But, I gather my courage and continue to try new things. Usually, it ends well. Here are some examples from my recent trip to . . . Continue Reading