Strangers along the way: Would you friend a Freelove?
Armchair Adventures / Stranger Friends / Uncategorized

Strangers along the way: Would you friend a Freelove?

The day a stranger turned into a friend Little did I know, a two minute conversation with my child would change our lives forever. About five years ago, my son, then sixteen years old, asked me to open our door to the world. Him: “Mom, can we do Couchsurfing?” Me: “What’s that?” Him: “It’s when … Continue reading

No. No. NO! Some things are better left uneaten
Alphabet Appetites: Global / Uncategorized

No. No. NO! Some things are better left uneaten

This month, Australia is featured as the AlphaBites Appetite country. To plan our dinnerĀ  we are scouring the web for recipes reflecting the typical grub eaten in Australia. By grub, we meant food. Little did we know, a grub is actually a common delicacy among the Australian aboriginals! Yep, you got it. A grub. A … Continue reading

Guatemala / Life Improvement / Midlife crisis? Not necessarily! / Uncategorized

Border crossing by Bus

At 3:20 a.m. (Yes, A-freaking-M) the shuttle driver banged on the door of hostel Holistico. We are off to Copan Ruins, Honduras! The Hedman Alas shuttle (which was really comfy compared to the usual shuttles here in Antigua) took our new friends, Evelyn and Trent, and Rhiannon and me to Guatemala City. That’s when the … Continue reading