Tag Archives: Traveltherapy

Shades of the Sea

The sea was the home of her soul. As a little girl, she would wait every year for the precious few days that they’d spend by the sea. The long train ride. The dusty road and clean white house. And … Continue reading

Posted in Life | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

#WordlessWednesday : Travel Truth

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

#WordlessWednesday : Travel Magic

Image | Posted on by | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Why travel outside our comfort zone?

Faithful reader, you know that I love to travel. Did you know that people sometimes ask me why? I could give them the (yawn) cookie-cutter internet-search answer that vacations reduce stress, leave us rested and rejuvenated, with improved productivity when we get back … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , | 3 Comments

#WordlessWednesday : Travel tattoo

I love this quote from J.R.R. Tolkien — seriously considering this tattoo despite my extreme fear of physical pain!

Posted in Wordless Wednesday | Tagged , , , , | 2 Comments

Athens

Athens, capital of Greece, is an ancient city, with a history going back more than 3000 years. Its influence on Europe is so great that it is called “the cradle of Western civilization”. You go there expecting a living monument … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , | 1 Comment

Portugal

Would you like to spend your next vacation enjoying the perfect combination of charming historic city and beautiful natural surroundings? Pick Portugal. We flew into Lisbon, and right away, we made the two and a half hour drive to Lagos. … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

Costa Rica

I am an ungrateful wretch. I am on vacation in Costa Rica, and counting the flaws of this country. Primarily, all the attractions are far away from each other. None of the paved roads go all the way to any place … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , | 2 Comments

The other Grenada

I’ve written a few posts about Grenada (pronounced “Gre-nay-da”), the country in the Caribbean. This one is about Grenada (pronounced “Gre-nah-da”), the city in Nicaragua. (Both these places take their name from Grenada, Spain, so why, I wonder, is there … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , | Leave a comment

Kite surfer’s wife

I’ve written before about how the wind in my face feels wonderful. Here’s when it starts to feel less than wonderful: when it is blowing several acres of gravelly sand straight at you with hurricane force. Or, as my husband … Continue reading

Posted in Travel | Tagged , , | 1 Comment