Stirling, Scotland – Castles, Heroes, Wind, Rain, and Family

Stirling Castle
In 2004, I took an amazing and memorable trip through the United Kingdom with my son, parents, aunt and uncle, and my brother's family. The memories are lasting and I am thankful for the experience and the time with family. This is a reflection of one especially cherished day from that trip. Stirling Castle, Scotland …

Should Women Let the Dangers of Running Alone Stop Them From Exploring the World?

Running Safety
I’m a woman who loves to travel and loves to run, so I was very distressed to hear of two separate cases of women disappearing during daytime runs while vacationing in Greece. Both of the women were on different Greek islands on solo runs in broad daylight. Sadly, the bodies of both women were found …

Corinth: Homecooking & Digestivos!

From travels to Corinth Greece in October 2018... We’ve just finished the most fabulous dinner in Greece, prepared by the wife of our Greek host of our vacation rental in Corinth: eggplant salad, fava bean salad, stuffed peppers, stuffed zucchini, pork and mushrooms over homemade fettuccine noodles of the perfect thickness and tasting of the perfect amount of egg. I shouldn’t …

Hay on Wye

Llandrindod, Wales
The Most Fabulous Welsh Village I've Never Seen… As the train crossed the border from England into Wales, the anticipation swelled in my chest. This was the part of the trip I had been waiting for, the highlight I'd dreamed about for a long time. I was going to see Hay on Wye, a medieval …