Itinerary: Twenty-two days by train in France

This entry is part 1 of the series Twenty-two days by train in France

It seems unbelievable, but the trip to France I've dreamed of for 12 years is coming up quickly. Everything with Cookie and the other guy (I think I decided to call him goatee guy? I can't recall!) is great. I can't believe I've been seeing them both for about six weeks already. I keep liking … Continue reading Itinerary: Twenty-two days by train in France

The Galway Guys

We got in the car and he asked to put "real" conversation and catch-up on hold until we got to our destination. His driving and chatter were adorable. He was flustered by my presence, and somehow this knowledge calmed me. There was reassurance in recognizing I wasn't nervous alone.

Travel Obsessions and What Anthony Bourdain Meant to Me

My plan for this rainy Saturday was to sit here at my desk and write about my newfound obsession with planning travel adventures. But Anthony Bourdain died yesterday. And that changes everything. Anthony Bourdain is the reason I have travel dreams at all. My introduction to his show, "No Reservations," changed me and the way … Continue reading Travel Obsessions and What Anthony Bourdain Meant to Me