Posts Tagged: travel

Petits Bonheurs

Life is made of little moments of happiness. And sometimes big ones. I am making a little trip to Paris next month! For any newcomers to the blog, I travel twice a year to see relatives: one trip to Toronto,

Petits Bonheurs

Life is made of little moments of happiness. And sometimes big ones. I am making a little trip to Paris next month! For any newcomers to the blog, I travel twice a year to see relatives: one trip to Toronto,

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided 😉 We went back to Broadway in

5 Days in New York: The Rest of It!

Continues from here Day 3 (Monday) After so much sight-seeing the day before, we decided a full day of shopping and eating was in order. Who am I kidding, I should say I decided 😉 We went back to Broadway in

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would

5 Days in New York: The Weekend

Here’s the full travelogue version! (Part 1 of 2) Day 1 (Saturday) We arrived in NYC extremely early, 08:15. We had confirmed that our hotel would store our luggage until check-in time mid-afternoon. In the cab, I wondered what would

First Timer in NYC

I’m just back from my first trip to New York City. I know lots of people who say they will never go to New York because they don’t like cities, they don’t like crowds, it’s too expensive, or there’s too much crime.

First Timer in NYC

I’m just back from my first trip to New York City. I know lots of people who say they will never go to New York because they don’t like cities, they don’t like crowds, it’s too expensive, or there’s too much crime.

NYC Plan

I loved everyone’s ideas and advice for spending time in NYC. The plan is coming together! We’re going in mid-October: lots of time yet to finalize. Flights are booked – it’s a little under 2.5 hours direct, exactly the same

NYC Plan

I loved everyone’s ideas and advice for spending time in NYC. The plan is coming together! We’re going in mid-October: lots of time yet to finalize. Flights are booked – it’s a little under 2.5 hours direct, exactly the same

NYC Reverie

I am seeking advice! In October, my spouse and I will be visiting New York City for the first time. We think we can afford to stay 5 nights/5 days. This is a planned treat for myself for having experienced

NYC Reverie

I am seeking advice! In October, my spouse and I will be visiting New York City for the first time. We think we can afford to stay 5 nights/5 days. This is a planned treat for myself for having experienced

Pre-Travel Checklist

I’m not obsessive about packing lists. If I forget anything, I can buy it. Of course, I would cringe, knowing I have the same item at home, but I would survive. For me, it’s the pre-packing list that’s essential. It

Pre-Travel Checklist

I’m not obsessive about packing lists. If I forget anything, I can buy it. Of course, I would cringe, knowing I have the same item at home, but I would survive. For me, it’s the pre-packing list that’s essential. It

Toronto and Back

Just returned to work after a 5-day trip to Toronto. For me that’s an 1800 km/1100 mile (one way) trip which is a 2.5 hour flight. This is my third trip to Toronto since I started blogging – and likely

Toronto and Back

Just returned to work after a 5-day trip to Toronto. For me that’s an 1800 km/1100 mile (one way) trip which is a 2.5 hour flight. This is my third trip to Toronto since I started blogging – and likely

12 Months of Celebration – Month 11 – November

November gets a bad rap. I remember this poem from my childhood: No sun – no moon! – No morn – no noon! –  No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day –  No warmth, no cheerfulness, no

12 Months of Celebration – Month 11 – November

November gets a bad rap. I remember this poem from my childhood: No sun – no moon! – No morn – no noon! –  No dawn – no dusk – no proper time of day –  No warmth, no cheerfulness, no

Going and Coming Back

I travel about twice a year, and plan my trips around seeing relatives, or occasionally going to a work conference. I love going to other cities and seeing the sights, but I love coming back, too! The rest of the

Going and Coming Back

I travel about twice a year, and plan my trips around seeing relatives, or occasionally going to a work conference. I love going to other cities and seeing the sights, but I love coming back, too! The rest of the