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...
21 Reasons to come to Croatia

21 Reasons to come to Croatia

What a WOW! I’m wrapping up a fantabulous WOW! Travel Club adventure to Croatia, including a week on a privately-chartered 150 ft. motor vessel (though I’d call it a yacht!), plus a week traveling through Croatia and Slovenia. After working on the details...
Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.

Greetings from Asbury Park, N.J.

This is Part 2 in my continuing saga about my vacation to the east. I had stayed for two nights in an idyllic inn called the Black Bass, dating back to 1745. Checking out on Saturday morning, my dear friends Jeff and Laura had given some recommendations for how to...
On the road again!

On the road again!

  It was 273 days. Or, put another way, it was:   8.98 months (I coulda had a baby!) 39 weeks 74.79% of the year 6,552 hours 393,120 minutes That’s how long it had been since I’d last traveled out of the country. For me, that’s a LONG time....
Ruins, and beaches, and waterfalls… oh my!

Ruins, and beaches, and waterfalls… oh my!

Hello, It’s Ellen, again… filling in for Marilyn as she returns from her action-packed Chilean Adventure! Thanks in part to the phenomenal success of Game of Thrones (filmed in Split, Dubrovnik, and other locations around Croatia) and also in part to fading memories...
It’s Like Vegas on Steroids

It’s Like Vegas on Steroids

Hello! It’s Ellen here – filling in for Marilyn while she’s in Chile! Please sit back and enjoy MY travel musings… On our return from India last fall, my co-worker, Whitney, and I excitedly planned a two-day stopover in United Arab Emirates. We...