“I could NEVER do that!” “Weren’t you scared?” “You brave girl!” “How did you manage with all your luggage?” “You mean your husband LET you go so far away all by yourself???” “Weren’t you lonely?” OK, my friends, time to debunk some myths here. First, traveling alone is not for everyone. I happen to love it, but traveling with someone–or several “someones”–is fine too. It depends on what you want to do,… Read More

Long ago and far away, I traveled to England with my mother. Thirty years ago.  With a tour group. It’s not something either of us would normally do, but we were on our way to Egypt, to see the opera “Aida” at the Temple of Luxor.  If you know the opera, you know it takes place in Egypt, so, in a sense, we were seeing it “on site”. We then took a… Read More