Flying Emirates is totally worth it

Last New Years Eve when I was in Paris with my friend T, we both discussed how cool it would be to fly Emirates and that it was on our bucket lists. However, that bucket list item was far down the list because there was no immediate plans to be in that part of the…

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Mumbai Wedding Trip

In April the Ben and I adventured to India.  It was quiet sudden actually.  I was thinking this was our last big adventure for a while.  The kid was accepted to De La Salle for high school which means travel money turns into tuition money.  Small sacrifices as travel for him will always be there but…

“The air is full of spices!”

Last week was the sad passing of Alan Rickman.  I’ve loved him since he whispered the iconic lines about India in the film adaptation of Jane Austen’s (who I love even more) Sense and Sensibility. On that note, last Friday a conversation between an Indian coworker of mine  went something like this: Me:  Hey I heard…

In and out of Seattle in 33 hours

My sister needed a date to her friends wedding so I tagged along.   It went by in a flash. Besides the wedding, we had a few hours to see the Chihuly exhibit and do a bit of shopping.  I love Seattle.  I could totally live here. It has lots of art, good food, local…

Yes, yes, Italy again.

In less than a year I made another trip back to Italy. I’m met up with my travel companion to spend 10 days together seeing some new things, have a few new experiences and also make good on my intention return to Cinque Terre and to hike the Vernazza trail.  Since this is more of a 10…