San Francisco: Getting Around With Uber

San Francisco: Getting Around With Uber

Posted by on May 16, 2016 in California | 2 Comments

“How long have you been driving for Uber?” My husband’s question echoed from the back seat as we rode through the hills of San Francisco. We recently spent three days using Uber to get around the city, where our daughter Emily was moving to start a new job. We were there to help with the move, […]

Tallinn, Estonia: Fairy-tale Charm on the Baltic Sea

Tallinn, Estonia: Fairy-tale Charm on the Baltic Sea

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Estonia | 2 Comments

I truly believe if you Google the word charm, pictures of Tallinn, Estonia will appear. The jewel of a city on the Baltic Sea is a delight, with a fairy-tale castle, sidewalk musicians and some of the most delicious chocolate anywhere. It was a bright, sunny morning as we sailed into the Tallinn harbor. After […]

Copenhagen Day 2: Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace & A Sad “Farvel”

Copenhagen Day 2: Rosenborg Castle, Christiansborg Palace & A Sad “Farvel”

Posted by on May 5, 2016 in Denmark | No Comments

We were ready for another day of blue skies and Danish hospitality as we rode our ship’s shuttle into Old Town Copenhagen to set off on our own. Our first stop was Rosenborg Castle – or “Slot,” as castles are called in Denmark. Built as a royal residence in the early 1600s by King Christian […]

Copenhagen Day 1: Canal Boats, Tivoli Gardens & The Friendliest Place On Earth

Copenhagen Day 1: Canal Boats, Tivoli Gardens & The Friendliest Place On Earth

Posted by on May 2, 2016 in Denmark | 4 Comments

“Every town, like every man, has its own countenance; they have a common likeness and yet are different; one keeps in his mind all their peculiar touches.” ~Hans Christian Andersen We had just stepped onto the streets of Town Hall Square and started to unfold our map when it first happened. “Can I help you […]