Category: travel

travel

Travel Without Breaking the Bank

Now that we’re retired we find it easy to travel within our travel budget… and we don’t do “budget travel” either. Here’s how we do it.

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fashion

Italian Chic: One Canadian’s Perspective

Italian women are so chic. Even in jeans they look great. And I was pleased as punch to see sneakers on women all over Italy.

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Italy: The View from My Couch

We’re back in Ottawa folks. And I’m still dreaming of and talking about Italy.

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Italy Prima Parte: Water, Water Everywhere

Despite the crowds and the flood (well, a small one) Venice was still wonderful.

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fashion

23 Days in Italy: Packed and Ready to Go

I’m planning and packing my travel wardrobe for Italy. Clothes for twenty-one days in one small suitcase.

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books

Much Ado About Very Little

We leave for our Italy trip soon. We’re packed and ready to go. Just twiddling our thumbs, now. And trying to not get too excited too soon.

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fashion

Planning My Travel Wardrobe for Italy

I’m planning my travel wardrobe for three weeks in Italy. Looking at old travel lists, and making decisions about what to pack.

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On Being a Tourist

It seems that looking like a tourist is something to be avoided at all costs, according to my research. Pah. What’s up with that?

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books

The Vicissitudes of Travel

Travel disaster stories make the best travel writing. And Martha Gellhorn writes the best stories about the vicissitudes of travel.

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Crazy for Georgia O’Keeffe Reprise

I may not know much about art or artists, but I know that I’m crazy for Georgia O’Keeffe. At least I am since I returned from a two day mini-vacation in Toronto last summer where I took in the Georgia …

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