29 02, 2012

One Butt, Two Butts…Old Butts, New Butts

2018-08-31T06:10:46+00:00February 29th, 2012|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|Tags: |10 Comments

European Coed Spas "One Butt, Two Butts...Old Butts, New Butts" "I just drop it???," I whispered as I clutched my towel around my naked self. (Smile) "Yeessss," he whispered back as he nonchalantly spread his across the cedar bench. The last time I voluntarily bared an intimate part of my body in front of strange men was [...]

27 01, 2012

The Top Five German Stereotypes

2018-08-25T19:31:36+00:00January 27th, 2012|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|Tags: |4 Comments

The Top Five German Stereotypes I'm not proud to admit that for my first 42 years, I bought in to most of the negative German stereotypes. It's the unconscious reason that Germany never ranked very high on my Wanderlist. In my defense, we Americans still get bombarded with a hefty dose of negative German stereotypes and history—starting with [...]

21 12, 2011

The Wandering Housewife’s Jet Lag Tips

2018-08-31T06:16:06+00:00December 21st, 2011|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|2 Comments

My Tried & True Jet Lag Tips I snuggled deep into the down comforter. I was soaring. (Little did I know I would soon be researching for some jet lag tips to preserve my sanity.) I arrived in Germany today—six weeks after returning home from my last trip to see my boyfriend. This evening we sipped on [...]

12 10, 2011

What Advice Would You Give Your Teenage Self?

2018-08-31T06:18:03+00:00October 12th, 2011|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|0 Comments

What Advice Would You Give Your Teenage Self?  What advice would you give your teenage self? My 12, soon-to-be 13, girl and I embarked on a 45 day mother daughter road trip across the U.S. last summer to collect answers to this important question—and have an adventure along the way.   To learn more about [...]

1 06, 2011

The Retro Advice Adventure: A Mother Daughter Road Trip

2018-09-05T05:23:19+00:00June 1st, 2011|Categories: Destinations, Favorites, USA|0 Comments

The Retro Advice Mother Daughter Road Trip What advice would you give your teenage self? My girl and I were determined to collect as many answers to this question as we could on our cross country mother daughter road trip — AND have an adventure while gathering them.  Woman have SO much to teach each other—and so [...]

17 09, 2006

POLAND: Tips for Visiting Poland

2018-09-25T18:12:03+00:00September 17th, 2006|Categories: Destinations, Europe, Favorites|Tags: |0 Comments

Tips for Visiting Poland In Search of Family This blog with tips for visiting Poland is dedicated to my father, who invited me to join him on an emotional journey to explore his heritage and find his family. This was definitely one of the most emotional of my wanders. Gdansk Malbork Castle + Torun Chelmno Torun [...]

31 08, 2006

FRANCE: Corsica Travel Tips

2018-09-06T05:31:31+00:00August 31st, 2006|Categories: Destinations, Europe, Favorites|Tags: , |0 Comments

FRANCE: Corsica Travel Tips Friends Are The Family You Choose Corsica is to France what Sicily is to Italy. Nothing like mainland France, this tiny rugged island has a huge feisty spirit and sits at the top of my list of wanders. It's definitely a place to completely disconnect and experience life as it used to be [...]

6 04, 2005

CYPRUS: A Cyprus Travel Guide

2018-09-06T05:59:07+00:00April 6th, 2005|Categories: Destinations, Europe, Favorites|Tags: |2 Comments

A Comprehensive Cyprus Travel Guide Although this journey happened several years ago, the ancient sights on the island of Cyprus have held their own against countless invaders over thousands of years and won't be going anywhere any time soon. I hope my Cyprus Travel Guide helps you have as amazing a wander as I had. This is the very first [...]