Changing of the Guard

5 Days in London, the Leisurely Tween Itinerary

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Over the past ten years, I’ve visited London generally once a year for work or for a stopover on an award ticket during vacation.  I’ve become comfortable with the city and have my favorites so when my niece asked “can we go to London too?”, I said “yes”.  I said “yes” because we were already […]

Eiffel Tower Paris

The Five day Paris Itinerary with a Tween

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Planning for five days in Paris with my eleven year old niece, Aubrey, was a bit challenging.  While I’ve been to Paris many times over the past twenty years, most recently last November, I needed to view it through new eyes and become a tourist.  Becoming a tourist, to me, meant that I would revisit […]

Sailing in Hobart, Tasmania on water with blue skies and puffy clouds

Two Months – Three trips, 16 flights, 43,000 miles and I’m exhausted

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I knew it was wrong but I couldn’t stop myself, my body was craving chocolate at 9 a.m., so  there I was eating pretzel M&Ms with my breakfast. My body had no clue what time zone it was in and how long we were staying here as for almost two months, I was on a […]

Sydney Opera House and Harbour Bridge

Solving my Award Ticket to Australia puzzle

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I successfully booked an award air ticket last week to Australia but it was literally exhausting (just thinking about it is making me tired).  I spent at least ten hours (or more) trying to figure out the various parts of the puzzle to put together the journey.  If you are a Homeland fan, I was […]