Thailand: 5 travel tips

It’s been almost two weeks since we returned from Thailand, and at least half that time was  spent in a jet lag fog, and the rest getting back into the swing of work, laundry, and normal household routines.  In our final pre-trip post, just before taking off from Boston, we talked about the resources we found most useful for planning the trip. But did our planning pay off? … Continue reading Thailand: 5 travel tips

Countdown to Thailand, and travel secrets

We’ve been planning this trip for so long that it scarcely seems real that it’s almost here. And by so long, I mean…a little over 20 years. Even before we got married or traveled anywhere, we would go to a certain favorite Thai restaurant in Swampscott, look longingly at the photos of those famous floating markets on the wall, and imagine a time in our future … Continue reading Countdown to Thailand, and travel secrets

Catching up

Yes, I’m long overdue with promised posts on the details of our NYC weekend, as well as more about our last big trip, Istanbul.  I will write them soon. Promise.  Because, I definitely don’t want to get so far behind I have three trips to write about… We knew at the beginning of the year that condo projects–kitchen renovation, other cosmetic improvements–would take up a … Continue reading Catching up