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