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February 21, 2016
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Travel: My Spouse Doesn’t Want to Go

So, you want to travel! You’ve done your research, read other travel blogs, and your imagination is on fire. You can’t wait to get started… but […]
January 4, 2016
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2015 Turning Lemons into Lemonade and a 2016 Look Ahead

Turning lemons into lemonade may be the greatest life skill a traveler will ever need.  After all, contentment is a state of the heart. As I […]
December 19, 2015
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Marital Spats in Paris

Brent and I have spent almost every hour, of every day, of our marriage together. In ancient Israel, young men were kept off the battlefield their […]
November 27, 2015
Paris after the attacks

After the Paris Attacks: Travel Safety from an Insider’s Perspective

The night of the attacks on Paris, Brent and our young children ages five and seven, were walking the streets of Paris to exchange dollars into […]
September 6, 2015
Best Things to To in Chapala

Child-friendly Things to Do in the Ajijic-Chapala-Jocotepec Area

The Ajijic-Chapala area has the highest concentration of expatriate American/Canadian retirees in the world. So let’s face it: if you’re there with children–you’re probably there to […]
August 26, 2015
Lake Chapala: Boating to Alacranes Island

Lake Chapala: A Boat Ride to Alacranes Island

It’s one of those days that attract north-of-the-border folk to lakeside. Previous days’ rains give way to small puffy clouds dotting a blue sky. Humidity is […]
August 6, 2015
The Many Faces of Japan: 7 Decades After Hiroshima

The Many Faces of Japan: 7 Decades After Hiroshima

On this 70th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki, we as American travelers recognize the many faces of the US-Japan relationship, in both war […]
July 29, 2015
Compassionate Travel and Pablo's Story

Compassionate Travel and Pablo’s Story

There are moments in our travel where our hearts are ripped from our chests. Instead of only skimming the surface of the most beautiful tourist spots, […]