A Starting Point: Five Tips for International Travel

International travel. The very phrase holds connotations of adventure and excitement and respite from routine. Planning it can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve never done it before. There are the obvious things to consider, like checking into visas and shots. But after that, the list of choices you have to make turns into a web…

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Trains and Planes and Cars

Some days, traveling can be like riding through the song, “Hey There Delilah” by the Plain White Ts, especially the lines, “A thousand miles seems pretty far, but they’ve got planes and trains and cars. I’d walk to you if I had no other way.”  When I lived in New York I used to count…

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The Girl With The Lists

Yeah, that’s me.  I’m a list maker. I haven’t gone so far as to buy one of those ‘list journals,’ but as you can probably tell by now, I’m a big fan of putting my thoughts in numerical order.  Today is no exception. I was asked by a reader this week to give a summary…

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DIY: Anabaptist History In Switzerland

Self guided tour through Switzerland’s Anabaptist history sights.

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Quebec: a Travel Post

{Originally posted May 20, 2017 @thethingaboutchange.wordpress.com}   Quebec: The Europe you can drive to. Language: French and English.  Don’t be afraid to speak English, btw.  They really aren’t as snobby about it as everyone likes to make it seem.  But also, don’t be afraid to speak French, if you can!  Aren’t languages so beautiful, how…

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