We’re in Italy! Wine for your weekend, Italian edition.

It’s Friday! We’ll move on to Italy today, flying from Zurich to Venice where we will spend the next 2 nights before boarding the cruise ship on Sunday. I’m sure there have been adventures worth sharing, and people worth bestowing kudos upon, but it’s impossible to know those things in hindsight, taking two parts of…

We’re in Switzerland, so here are some Swiss fun facts!

If you’re reading this, then my scheduled auto-post has arrived as planned, and ink. rolls on even in my vacationing absence! ๐Ÿ™‚ If you’re not reading this…you probably never will, because it would be weird to post it in hindsight after we’re home from the trip. We’re in Switzerland, and should be leaving Zurich today…

Facing travel anxiety, Friday kudos, wine for your weekend

T-minus 60 hours, and I’ll be sitting at the airport, probably eating chips and guacamole (part of my pre-air travel ritual) and sipping on something to take the edge off. I’m an eager traveller. I don’t hesitate to say let’s go to Europe, or Vegas, or road tripping up the North Shore. And then I…

EuroTrip 2018: T-minus 6 days

It’s travel week! A big heads up. If you don’t like to travel, if you don’t like travel stories or tips, if you don’t like Europe, if you don’t like people who go to Europe, this is not going to be your favorite week on ink. We leave on Sunday for a 15 days EuroTrip…

Quick quotes, Friday kudos, and wine for your weekend

It’s time to throw yourself a party! A big spectacular party with a theme, and decor, and a nice meal, and a good bottle of wine. If you 4th of July barbecued this week, that kind of counts. But my guess is if you worked on Thursday, that Wednesday started to feel like a letdown!…

Five things that actually make me feel like a grown up

Who as a child didn’t dream of their impending adulthood with fond longing? Adulthood was going to be amazing! You could eat whatever you want, whenever you want. You could stay up late. You could travel. You could drive a car. You could own a house. Sure cars and houses cost money, but they’d be…