Venice, Italy

Venice, Italy

Venice has long fascinated travelers, both active and armchair. The canals, alleyways, and unusual architecture are unique and enchanting, and the idea of a romantic ride on a gondola is iconic to the city. We have booked a room for three nights at...
Wooo Cabo!

Wooo Cabo!

Wooo Cabo! My birthday is at the beginning of the month, which means it tends to sneak up on me because it seems so far away (think: “Oh, it’s next month…” followed by “Whoa it’s in 5 days!”). This happens almost every year, so you’d think, by now, I would know better...
Miami, Florida

Miami, Florida

A few years ago, we had the opportunity to travel to Miami with two-for-one airfare.  After thinking about it for a few seconds…we are on our way to Florida! Okay, a confession: this is a few years ago, and we are flying coach.  Sad, but true. ...
Drinking-in Porto, Portugal

Drinking-in Porto, Portugal

We are attending a conference in Porto, Portugal for a few days. Even though we will be spending time in meetings and other functions, we are determined to see as much of this lovely city as we can. Arrival We had been in Madrid, so the flight was a short one, and we...
An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech

An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech

An Afternoon in Plzeń, Czech While driving from Munich to Prague, we see the exit for Plzeń, look at each other, and say, “Why not?”  We’ve been in car a while and this is the perfect opportunity to stretch our legs and to visit a place far...