Taking Tea in the Kasbah

Category Archives: Travel

For those who have been hanging out in the kasbah with me for any length of time, you know how I love to do a bit of research about the places I’m going when I travel. A recent trip to … Read the rest→

I recently returned from a journey to the southeastern corner of the U.S. where the 13 year-old and I traveled together to visit with two of my long-time friends and to experience the awesomeness that is The Wizarding World of … Read the rest→

This week’s Friday theme is about a topic that’s often on my mind: If you could travel anywhere in the world, where would you go? Cities such as Prague, London, Barcelona, and Lisbon call to me from across the globe, … Read the rest→

Dear Benedict, I’m going to cut right to the chase here: You’re not supposed to be reading this letter. In fact, it really shouldn’t have been written at all. If everything had gone as planned, you and everyone else who … Read the rest→

It’s been a while since I shared a travel-related post, mostly because I’ve been busy slinging words into the manuscript (I’m painfully close to The End), and partly because I’ve not had time or money to get outta Dodge as … Read the rest→

As I mentioned in my recent letter to a certain classy British actor, I went on my first downhill ski adventure this weekend. I have been on several cross-country ski outings, but I had not given myself the chance to … Read the rest→

As the champagne corks are popped and 2012 winds to a close, it is natural to reflect upon all that’s taken place in the last year. 2012 was a year of BIG things for me, many of them too heartbreaking … Read the rest→

I’m currently in the throes of planning and prepping for NaNoWriMo and as such am feeling crunched for time to adequately pull together my usual Monday travel posts. So, for the next several weeks you’ll find a hodge-podge of things … Read the rest→

Instead of going on a train ride to Ostia Antica (which you can read more about here), an archaeological site that is said to rival that of Pompeii, we decided a better way to end our amazing Italian adventures was to make peace with … Read the rest→

When you think of Rome, many images spring to mind: magnificent ancient ruins, glorious artwork, and winding cobblestone streets leading you past gelaterias and cafes tucked into niches and corners of centuries old buildings. And then there’s the Vatican and … Read the rest→

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