Tag Archive | vacation

It Takes Time

When it comes to travel, sometimes getting where you want to go is half the battle. Six years ago when we took our first trip to Playa del Carmen, Mexico, it was easy to find a direct flight (to Cancun, at least, which is about a 45 minute drive from Playa). This year we struggled […]

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

A Permanent Vacation … Someday?

I do a lot of travel planning and the down-side of most of the trips are that the visits¬†are for only a limited time. You have to go back again and again to get a real sense of what it is like to live like a local. The first trip, you are just wowed so […]

Celebrating Us, and Our Love for Travel

Today, Zeke and I are celebrating our sixth wedding anniversary (and about eight-and-a-half years of being each other’s favorite travel companion). We’ve stolen away to the family beach house on the Outer Banks in North Carolina and we’re enjoying the peace and quiet that comes with an autumn beach vacation. (Side note: our house-sitter reports […]

How Professional Travelers Do “Vacation”

Nope, we’re not talking about ourselves here. We’re far from professional travelers (for now). Long-time Travel Channel host Samantha Brown (@SamanthaBrown) was in Washington, DC for the Travel and Adventure Show in mid-March. Her seminar, A Comedy of Travel Errors: My¬†Globalization of Mishaps, was a journey through some of the more uncomfortable moments of her […]