After many years of flying in economy class to different destinations of the world, we decided it was time to upgrade to business class. And flying with Ethiopian Airline was worth all the money!
What did I pack for five weeks in Kenya, Tanzania, and Madagascar? Here is our list. It’s almost the same for each of us (I noted the differences in parentheses).
Three countries, five weeks, and 33 pounds. How and what to pack? Part of the planning stages for our African trip were getting packing ideas, shopping in our closets, buying some special clothing, then ruthless editing.
The planning for the trip of a lifetime is over. Yes, we are ready for a new adventure. Africa, here we come!
“Old Henry Lee stood transfixed by all the commotion at the Panama Hotel. What had started as a crowd of curious onlookers eyeballing a television news crew had now swollen into a polite mob of shoppers, tourists, and a few punk-looking street kids, all wondering what the big deal was.
We don’t get much snow in Seattle. But when it snows – even just a little – it makes me excited and happy.
The stillness of Christmas morning, the unexpected snow on the tree branches and on the ground, the crisp air, the sound of our steps in the snow, the quietness of Green Lake. The white wonder and magic of the snow making the holiday more festive. Merry Christmas!
Here is a formula for a long weekend: an island, a cabin, no computer, no internet, rain, wind, long walks on the beach, the sound of fire in the wood-burning stove, maybe a few films, and lots of reading. What do you think?
After the big Thanksgiving feast on Thursday evening, Friday morning looked to be the perfect time for a long walk. Steve and I chose the unique Golden Gardens Park, located in the Ballard neighborhood of Seattle.
Are you fascinated with Halloween? Do you want to know about its origins and history in general? Did you decorate your house? Are you having fun on Halloween? If your answer is yes, minimum twice, please click “continue reading.”
While visiting Sacramento in the end of September, during the lunch breaks of the 9th International Food Blogger Conference, I got a chance to walk in the city. Besides enjoying the weather and the walk itself, I enjoyed the public art displayed along the streets.
It wasn’t the first time that I visited Sacramento, the capital of California. But it was the first time that I got a chance to explore it on my own, even though I didn’t have too much time to do so.