Monthly Archives: January 2013

Dante

I was introduced to Dante Alighieri in Ms. Duncan’s fifth grade English class.  I still remember the sweet smell of her beautiful, exotic perfume lingering in the room when I walked in.  As she was always prepared, Ms. Duncan had … Continue reading

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Confessions of a Travel Addict

I woke up with the revelation that I am truly, a Travel Addict.  My addition is so bad that I would marry the next man who could recite the major airport codes to me out loud.  My problem is getting … Continue reading

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Wanderlust Bust

When you are addicted to travel, you get so excited that sometimes, you neglect or forget small details.  The only thing that matters is securing the airfare and hotel; all other small matters can be ironed out when you get … Continue reading

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Stairway to Heaven

I have decided, and I’m saying good bye, to most of my designer shoes and purse purchases from now on.  Wait.  What?  Did I just write that?  Pause…Yes.  I can’t believe myself but it’s true.  As I still have clothes … Continue reading

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East

So I’m going back East, closer to the country that I was born in.  I will also encounter Buddhist monks which will remind me of my childhood when I had to go with my parents to the Buddhist temple every … Continue reading

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Next

I only have one and one thought only when I fly back home from a trip:  where am I going next?  Where AM I going next?  Hovering over the clouds and seeing the majestic sun set was truly breathtaking as … Continue reading

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Shoes, Art, and Skulls in Toronto

My morning started off in a happy way by visiting the Bata Shoe Museum, named after Sonja Bata who collected shoes from traveling around the world.  There were two pairs from the collection that I wished were mine:  silver ankle … Continue reading

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First Day of 2013…in Toronto

The CN Tower is the tallest structure in the western hemisphere with visibility up to 100 miles away under ideal conditions.  Thank goodness it was a clear day in Toronto;  we were very lucky.  After visiting and taking pictures, we … Continue reading

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Happy New Year, Travelers!

As I woke up to an email from the Turkish doctor wishing me a Happy New Year, I was glad I started the day with a smile on this last day of the year.  I’m so very excited that I’m … Continue reading

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