Happy International Women’s Day: Become Aware and Help Raise Awareness

It is a day in which we celebrate women’s achievements and also raise awareness for continued equality for women worldwide. The official theme for 2015 is “Make It Happen” The United Nation’s theme for International Women’s day is “Empowering Women, Empowering Humanity: Picture It!” I feel that as a woman “we” have achieved a lot especially in the western world yet I always say there is … Continue reading Happy International Women’s Day: Become Aware and Help Raise Awareness

A Trip Down Memory Lane: Brussels and Bruges

As you may remember, our family lived in Brussels, Belgium for four years from 1997 until 2001. Both our children were born in Brussels. After we returned to the US, I had brought the children to visit Brussels in 2005 but we had not been back since then. We thought it very appropriate to visit Brussels on our last weekend getaway before moving back to … Continue reading A Trip Down Memory Lane: Brussels and Bruges

Central Vietnam

Danang, Hue, and Hoi An We arrived in Danang airport at night and were met by our new guide, Huan. Huan was friendly and overflowed with exuberance and enthusiasm. Together with the driver we took the windy mountain road to Hue arriving at our hotel at 10:30 p.m. We stayed in the beautiful La Residence Hotel & Spa in Hue. From the moment I stepped … Continue reading Central Vietnam

Prague For the Weekend

Although my husband and I had already been to Prague several times and our children had been twice, we decided it was time to re-introduce them to this charming city since the last time they had visited they had been in diapers and strollers. Memories came back of very bumpy stroller rides through the cobblestone streets of Prague surrounded by beautiful pastel colored buildings. Prague … Continue reading Prague For the Weekend