I’ve just downloaded WordPress as an app to my tablet and hope I can resume my entries. Currently I am in Bath with Bonnie and the guys. Yesterday was a long day of planes busses and taxis. The photo is from the Iceland Air cabin. It’s a simulation of the Northern Lights. The lights move … More Up and Running
I have just over a week before I board the first flight of the trip. There have been a few changes to my plans. Sadly, my friend Sandy is not able to meet me in London and travel by train to Istanbul. However, I have planned a different itinerary and feel pleased that I will still have … More Getting Close!
I thought it would be a good idea to visit my doctor prior to leaving on the Big Trip. I needed to get a prescription for my meds and thought I should ask about vaccinations. I did not consider that some require a course of inoculations such as Heps A&B. Hepatitis B is spread through blood. … More Vaccinations!!!
As the widow of an AF retiree I have health insurance for life. Yay me! So today I called the company to ask a few questions. Will my existing health care cover me on my trip? According to the representative, yes. I will need my military ID card to access care. He also mentioned a … More Medical Preparations for My Trip
As I’ve been sick the past week, with only my TV and my dog for companionship, I found myself watching Anthony Bourdain tour Iran. Despite the “Death to America” propaganda one can see on the streets of Tehran, the people are incredibly friendly. Tony talked about this for some time before he got into how … More Considering a visit to Iran
So far I have purchased airfare for my first 3 flights. The first one gives me enough points on Southwest for a free round trip later. I paid for my second flight with Citi rewards points. The third one is a round trip from Bristol, UK to Dublin, Ireland on Ryan Air. The plan is … More Decisions, decisions
My experience with trains is limited to Europe. I love trains. It’s like the car because you can see the scenery go by. However, no one has to take a turn behind the wheel (I actually believe that’s frowned upon), one does not have to beg for a potty break, and you can walk around. … More Train Travel in Europe
The Big Trip will include planes and trains for long distance travel. I am beginning to make reservations now. It’s important to take a look at many options before paying for travel. Here are some of my tips: Time When do you want to fly? It’s said that Tuesdays and Wednesdays are the best travel … More Booking travel
I am planning a trip around the world. There are many ways to do this. I discovered that it is easy to get caught up in wanderlust, even for an experienced traveler like me. As I began to plan I thought I could go here, then there, then visit some friends over here. The trip took … More Planning the trip….
I am planning a trip round the world. This started out as trip to Chiang Mai in northern Thailand to learn Thai massage (I’m a massage therapist). Since my oldest daughter and her family live in England I began to think about merging two trips into one and decided to leave my hometown and head … More Hello world!