One of Maya’s favorite pass times in London was going on adventurous walks. On this spring morning, Maya took us to some of her favorite London sights and shared some of her thoughts. At the Wellington Arch “You want me sitting where?” At Buckingham Palace “I cannot wait for my Corgi friends to come out and play in the Royal Gardens!” Standing by the Red … Continue reading Another Day in Maya’s London Life
Welcome to bustling Hanoi located in northern Vietnam off of the Red River. Its name translates into “City within the River’s Bend”. Hanoi is the capital and the second largest city in Vietnam. Six and half million Vietnamese call Hanoi their home. Hanoi founded in 1010 A.D. offers a magnificent blend of 600 year-old Vietnamese and 19th century French colonial architecture. We were greeted at … Continue reading Hustling Hanoi
Our family just spent an amazing 10 days exploring the country of Vietnam. Because there is so much I would like to share with my readers I have decided to do it over several postings. In this article I write about general information about Vietnam and our itinerary. Vietnam is located in the eastern section of the Indochina peninsula. It borders with China to the … Continue reading An Adventure in Vietnam
Our family loves to ski. This year marked our 10th year anniversary of our annual family ski trip tradition. Our son had just turned five and our daughter was 3 ½ when we started them in ski school. We skied the northeast the early years and then we discovered the Rockies and we never looked back. When we moved to London we researched European resorts. I … Continue reading Skiing in Lech & Oberlech, Austria
A couple of years ago a friend of mine in London went to Istanbul, Turkey for Thanksgiving. It sounded like fun to visit Turkey for Turkey weekend. So we spent Thanksgiving of 2012 in Istanbul and Ephesus, Turkey. Although, we did not celebrate Thanksgiving in the traditional sense our weekend was full of new adventurous experiences. We entered a fascinating world of palaces, mosques, sultans, … Continue reading Turkey Holiday in Turkey
An Injustice is Committed For those of you who have been following my blog, you may recall that last summer I wrote about the lady who stole my parking spot in a Trader Joe’s parking lot in Delaware and how I reacted to this injustice. Well, today there was an injustice committed on one of my running mates and I am writing about it! I … Continue reading The Wicked Witch of the West is Alive, She lives in London, Rides a Bicycle, and She Wears Tweed.
This summer we took a wonderful driving vacation in Switzerland and Italy. I hope this serves as a guide to your trip planning. I have added feedback of places we stayed and ate in. Generally speaking we always have to reserve two rooms for our family of four in our European travel since so few rooms come with two queen or two double beds. Sometimes … Continue reading Alps, Lakes, Pizza & Pasta