Travel

Exploring the world around us through travel is mind altering. I dare anyone to not be changed by the journey, especially when we go out of our comfort zone.

The secret to a fulfilling life is traveling mindfully.¬† Whether you’re exploring your neck of the woods or fresh fields undiscovered, travel can be exhilarating, challenging and stimulating.

When we travel intentionally, we look for ways to learn and grow. We see with different eyes. We taste and feel through a changed palette. There’s no better way of creating a new relationship with yourself or another than travel.

Day Trip from London: Exploring Arundel Castle

Looking for a day trip escape¬†from the bustling city of London? In less than two hours, you could be exploring Arundel Castle, your bucolic retreat in the West Sussex countryside and a fine example of a medieval castle. Built at the end of the 11th century by the Earl of…

Neighborhood – Rue Cler, Paris

On a recent trip to Paris, I chose a neighborhood near Rue Cler in the 7th arrondissement for our base. We arrived in Paris via Eurostar and took a taxi from Gare du Nord to the hotel. What a lovely introduction to Paris, driving around the Place de la Concorde…

The Complete Beginners Guide to Airbnb

The complete beginners guide to Airbnb with the pros and cons of using this popular online home sharing service for your next trip or vacation. If you haven’t heard of Airbnb or haven’t used it yet, you may not be alone, but you may be in the minority. To date…

Day Trip from London: Brighton UK

Get your dose of vitamin sea and explore the fizzy buzzy seaside resort towns of Brighton & Hove on a day trip from London. Trains leave London hourly from London Victoria as well as London Bridge station. The journey is about an hour plus depending on which train you get.…

How To Keep In Touch By Phone Internationally

Here’s what I’ve found out about how to keep in touch by phone internationally. We’re on the plane, and we hope we’ve packed everything we need to stay in touch while traveling with loved ones, business or friends. It goes without saying, find a dedicated bag or pocket in your…

Day Out at Portobello Market London

I finally decided to make a day of visiting¬†Portobello Market in the Notting Hill district in London. I was on my own and felt it was perfect timing to experience it for the first time! I’ve been hearing about it for years and it was on my must see list.…