The things I have always wanted to see, and some other things that I didn’t think I ever would.

  The entire planning around my trip to the south of France centered around me joining my boyfriend on a vacation holiday with his mother and three of his four children at a family-oriented camping site called Les Sablons. I’m pretty much always up for a new adventure, and so I committed to staying one week at a location of which I had never heard about … Continue reading The things I have always wanted to see, and some other things that I didn’t think I ever would.

Coming soon…A road trip to the south of France.

So, it’s time to take a trip once again. It’s been 5 weeks since I’ve fractured my foot, and I’m so happy to say that it’s healing nicely, and I’m up and about without crutches, and limited use of my orthopedic shoe. Not quite flip-flop time yet, but I’m getting there. This time I’m going to be glamping (Bungalow camping) in the region of Languedoc-Roussillon … Continue reading Coming soon…A road trip to the south of France.

A bit of California zest at home in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

I remember my very first impressions of Biel-Bienne as we drove into town after being picked-up from Zürich airport. It was the 3rd of June 1998 – my very first time in Switzerland, and I had come over to work as an au-pair with the intention of staying 1 year. I don’t know what I was expecting at the time, but I had gone on … Continue reading A bit of California zest at home in Biel-Bienne, Switzerland.

I had plans…trips to take and stories to tell…

Yes, I had great plans. A road trip to Annecy, France this coming weekend with my close friend Corinne. Then there would be the much-anticipated annual excursion to Art Basel in nearby Basel, Switzerland mid-June. And after that there was the 10 day road-trip to the coast of Languedoc-Roussillon planned for the beginning of July. And then abruptly, my plans changed for at least the … Continue reading I had plans…trips to take and stories to tell…

A five day trip to Northeastern Sardinia in a nutshell.

I’m not sure why, but I always try to be out of town for my birthday, preferably by the sea, and with one or more loved ones in tow. This year I chose Sardinia as my birthday destination. I’ve always wanted to go, so my boyfriend Lukas and I started looking into it early this year, and everything fell smoothly into place. I found a … Continue reading A five day trip to Northeastern Sardinia in a nutshell.