7 Social Ways to Travel at 55+

7 Social Ways to Travel at 55+

For seniors looking forward to traveling during the golden years, group travel options offer a lot of perks. Not only can you save money by traveling in a group, but you also get the opportunity to meet like-minded adults who share your taste for adventure. When it...
Palm Springs Gay Pride 2017

Palm Springs Gay Pride 2017

Once again we happened upon a gay pride weekend in another city at a different time of year from our own here in Seattle. But, thinking about it, it’s pretty darn hot in Palm Springs at the end of June. Not a great time to get out and march in the streets. And...
Enjoying A Sober Beach Vacation This Year

Enjoying A Sober Beach Vacation This Year

Everyone deserves some time off now and again. Taking a trip to the beach in any season can provide a boost to your mood, especially if it’s been really cold and dreary where you live. However, a beach vacation might seem impossible when you’re in addiction recovery....
3 Days in Mandalay

3 Days in Mandalay

We are here in Mandalay now. It’s early in the morning and I’m afraid I just woke Kathie up by dropping my mouse on the teak floor here. It’s almost time to get up, though. We’ll have a somewhat early breakfast and then meet our driver at 8 am...
Here in Bangkok Again

Here in Bangkok Again

We arrived in Bangkok late last night after what seemed like even longer flights than usual, even though they were the same. We’re both unhappy that United still hasn’t retrofitted all of their 777s business class with the full lay down seats and that...

Burma – Currency Update

More info on the new currency exchanges in Burma: There is now a bank-run currency exchange at the airport in Yangon. Reports have varied a bit, but it appears that the exchange rate used is close to the old “black market” rate. In the city, the bank-run exchanges...