Thankful for a leap of faith on a journey to Vietnam

Thankful for a leap of faith on a journey to Vietnam

Six years ago today, the day after Thanksgiving, my husband, Nick, and I boarded a plane with a one-way ticket to Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. I still remember my Facebook post from that day. It said, “Leaving on a jet plane. Don’t know when I’ll be back again.” It was a 27-hour journey to … Continued

How I used basketball skills in a Chinese hospital

I once used basketball skills taught to me by my dad to navigate a Chinese hospital.  My son was the basketball and I was the player. We were in Fuzhou, China, a small-by-Chinese-standards city of about 7 million people, on the Tawain Strait  – the sliver of ocean between Taiwan and southeast China. And, our … Continued

Paris, London, and Edinburgh: The (Write) Path

When the traveling bug bites you, you should expect an expensive doctor’s bill. The only cure is more traveling—and revisiting places too. (Paris, London, and Edinburgh: I’m not done with you yet!) I am home when I travel. It doesn’t matter if I am unable to speak the native tongue of the country I visit. … Continued

We Said Go Travel

We Said Go Travel