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London, day 2

​We are in no hurry to get going in the mornings, setting off around 10:30 today.  We first headed to the Tower of London and the Tower Bridge.   It was a beautiful 60 degree sunny fall day in London!… Continue Reading →

A night in Boston

Our day started with lunch at O’Hare airport in the United Club lounge.  As I was eating lasagna and watching the planes come and go, I noticed a lot of activity off in the distance.  Then I realized I was… Continue Reading →

Boston Day 3

(Day 2 was spent in Salem, Mass so I’ll do a separate post on that.)  We spent Halloween day in Boston starting with an early morning tour of the Sam Adams Brewery which included beer tasting. I am not a… Continue Reading →

My Favs from Thailand

My favorite things from our Thailand Trip 2016 Favorite place we stayed:  Phi Phi Island, Thailand.  It is just soooo beautiful!  The Holiday Inn Resort there was absolutely wonderful! Favorite hotel room (and bed):  Hands down the nicest was The… Continue Reading →

Hong Kong to Chicago

Our 20 hours in Hong Kong left us feeling poor after coming from southeast Asia where everything is so so cheap! I was disappointed that it was so foggy out and we had so little time to enjoy this last… Continue Reading →

Siem Reap Cambodia and Angkor Wat

We left Thailand bound for Siem Reap, Cambodia.  The airport at Krabi was an experience, to say the least.  We were given little stickers at check in to wear on our shirts then told to go to gate 1.  We… Continue Reading →

One day in Krabi Thailand

I was very sad to leave Phi Phi and the beach today! It is so beautiful! I would go back in a heartbeat given the opportunity! At least I got to say goodbye to Mr. fluffy long tail this morning… Continue Reading →

Phi Phi Islands (pronounced pee-pee)

A two hour ferry boat ride Northwest of Koh Lanta and South of Phuket lies the Phi Phi Islands (pronounced pee-pee).  The islands were made famous when the movie “The Beach” with Leonardo DeCaprio was filmed here in beautiful Maya… Continue Reading →

Koh Lanta part 2 – NOT scuba

Our last day in Koh Lanta was one without any plans.  That changed quickly though.  We had booked a stay and scuba package through the scuba shop originally and somewhere along the way, our reservation got screwed up and they… Continue Reading →

Chiang Mai

Thailand’s “second city”, Chiang Mai, lies 425 miles north of Bangkok, surrounded by the Thai Highlands mountain range.    Although it’s much smaller than Bangkok, it is still quite a busy place that’s up before dawn and still going into… Continue Reading →

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