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!

Traveling Drunk With History

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

Pudong Airport Lounge-2

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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