Is that a monkey in your pants or are you happy to see me?

Is that a monkey in your pants or are you happy to see me?

Marilyn is taking a break from the blog this week to finalize her preparations for her Cancer-Free Party this Saturday, so she asked me to step in. What started as a train ride in Europe with a bench seat all to myself and a fairly quiet sleeping environment (as quiet...
Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

Things that make you go “Hmmmm”

While Marilyn is busily escorting her happy travelers around beautiful Croatia, those of us in the office are filling in on this week’s blog. A common pastime of ours in the office is sharing funny memes or signs that we see on social media. We realized that in our...
Re: Poop!

Re: Poop!

NOTE: If you didn’t read last week’s blog post, this one will make no sense at all. In that case, click here to read that one first. It’s called Poop! The blogs I publish to my WOW! Travel Club website are dedicated to sharing stories about my...
I (heart) Ireland – Part 1

I (heart) Ireland – Part 1

A small island with a huge legacy, ancestral homeland for millions of Americans and an atypical destination choice for a WOW! Travel Club adventure . . . Our destination was Ireland – an oft-visited place. My challenge? Crafting an experience that was unlike anything...
A Whale of a Trip (part 2 of 2)

A Whale of a Trip (part 2 of 2)

Last week’s blog began with an embarrassing admission of what happened on Day 1. I wrote about how my debacle had, by Day 3, become a distant memory, when I experienced an unforgettable and magical encounter with whale sharks, the largest fish on the planet. If...
What Happened When I Missed My Flight . . .

What Happened When I Missed My Flight . . .

The month of March – and my journey to Baja – started badly. March 1st – Day 1: I missed my flight. This should not happen to a travel professional. Especially since I was the tour leader for this small group. And especially since my husband and friend, Jill,...