I have nominated each of you for the Liebster Award!! Follow the instructions in the attached blog post and good luck! A Crack in the Pavement The Grocery Whisperer Fatty McCupcakes Travel Monkey Link
Liebster, Lobster, Gleaton, Glooben
The Liebster Award is an award that exists only on the internet and is given to bloggers by other bloggers. The earliest case of the award goes as far back as 2011. Liebster in German means sweetest, kindest, nicest, dearest, beloved, lovely, kind, pleasant, valued, cute, endearing, and welcome. The award is a way to be … Continue reading Liebster, Lobster, Gleaton, Glooben
Six Funny Signs from Around the World – Part One
Since I first published this post when I had the amazing follower count of two, I thought some of you might like t0 see it since so many liked my “Funny Signs – Part 4”. Enjoy and comment if you would like to see more of these posts!
Signs and Pictograms from Around the World
I often notice signs and pictograms as I travel the world that is quite different from those we might see here in the U.S. Why do I notice signs? I have no idea but I get a kick out of them none the less. When I first started posting these images on my Facebook page all of my friends loved them and began asking me when I was going to be traveling again.
Shanghai Pudong International Airport Terminal 2
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Dirty Little Secret
So, no surprise, I always read the Sunday travel section. Last week one of my favorite columns was titled "Dirty little secrets of doing hand laundry on the road". Now, doing laundry on the road is nothing new to folks who travel all the time and experience delays, long meetings, bad weather, and the list … Continue reading Dirty Little Secret
Funny Signs – Part 4
It's time for another one of my favorites - funny signs! Actually its time for another post, period.
Paying for the Public Potty
Being a veteran (mostly business) traveler, I rarely get flustered even when traveling abroad. But, of course, there was one incident that caused some pretty anxious minutes and required relying on the help of total strangers. Let me back up a moment. I was in London for a trade show (there, they call it a … Continue reading Paying for the Public Potty
A Gift – One Night in Munich
(For the few of you who follow my blog, you will know it's been AGES since my last post. I have been in what I would call a Super Rut - professionally, physically, mentally and spiritually. I am inspired to pull this post out of my draft folder today in part as a way to … Continue reading A Gift – One Night in Munich
Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – My Escape From NYC
Sixteen years. Yes, that's the number of consecutive years I was scheduled to travel to New York in February (I made it for 15 of those trips, but more on that later...). "How was the weather?" most at home in sunny southern California would ask in horror. Well, the truth is - it could be anything … Continue reading Planes, Trains, and Automobiles – My Escape From NYC
Travel Writer’s Block and the Holiday Blues
I currently have no trips planned 😓 (although I am trying to find a way to finance a trip to Marrakech with an intimate group of women influencers...). The holidays are upon us and as no surprise, I am a little melancholy. Add to that the ninja got into a car accident the day before Thanksgiving … Continue reading Travel Writer’s Block and the Holiday Blues
Learning the Words “Ice Water” in Mandarin
When traveling in China everything you are served to drink is warm. Ask for ice water and you will get bottled water (warm, not refrigerated), ask for water and you will get heated warm water in a teacup. Hell, even the beer is served at room temperature! This is why I recommend learning to say … Continue reading Learning the Words “Ice Water” in Mandarin