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The Dangerous Business of Going Out Your Door I am often tired of myself and I have a notion that by travel I can add to my personality and so change myself a little. I do not bring back from the journey quite the same self that I took. - W. Somerset Maugham

Trip: Trip 2b (with hubby): Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and a few hours in Berlin

There are [3] stories from my trip: Trip 2b (with hubby): Bulgaria, Czech Republic, and a few hours in Berlin

Confronting Privilege in Prague and the Numbers

CZECH REPUBLIC | Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016 | Views [554]

I wish I had more to say about Prague, but I just don't. After Bulgaria and the Baltics, Prague did not have very much of an Eastern European feel to it. It just felt like a big, modern, Western European capital. It was beautiful and it lived up to its ... Read more >

Tags: budget, czech republic, guilt, prague, privilege, sabbatical, solo, travel

Some Bumps in the Road

BULGARIA | Sunday, 24 Apr 2016 | Views [537]

I've had pretty good luck in my travels so far, so I really can't complain, but I wanted to share some bumps in the road that I've encountered. I've hesitated to mention these out of superstitious fear that if I complained about these minor things, it ... Read more >

Tags: backup, planning, preparation, sabbatical, travel

Role Reversal in Bulgaria and the Numbers

BULGARIA | Tuesday, 19 Apr 2016 | Views [523]

Bulgaria had the mysterious power to line up external circumstances and ambiguous expectations in such a way that provided us with a fabulous time. It started in my husband's childhood. He had a calendar that featured a different European capital each ... Read more >

Tags: black sea, budget, bulgaria, ovech, provadia, sabbatical, sofia, travel, varna