My Love Affair with the Old Country

It’s hard for me to pinpoint when my love affair with the old country began. I see traces of my love of Europe from kindred spirits with America’s “lost generation” writers who found solace and inspiration in Paris in the 20’s. How can you blame them? But then, my love solidified into a full fledged affair when my feet first hit Paris and every time I am able to visit any part of Europe, my love deepens. … More My Love Affair with the Old Country

4 Nights in Bangkok

Bangkok-wild, fragrant, electric, flowery, ever-moving Bangkok!  No where in the world is like Bangkok.  It’s like the Paris but on LSD and throw in jasmine and ever moving stream of people, motorcycles, trains, metros, and the like.  It and its people are enchanting.  Thailand has been called a land of a smiles.  They weren’t joking.  The … More 4 Nights in Bangkok

5 Ways to Survive Post Travel Blues

Wikipedia’s definition of post travel blues, “…vacation/holiday blues or less commonly, post-travel depression (PTD) is a type of mood that persons returning home from a long trip (usually a vacation) may experience.” Dorothy told us, “There’s no place like home.”   It’s ironic that my legal residence is Kansas City.  I still haven’t seen an … More 5 Ways to Survive Post Travel Blues