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…

We host an airbnb, and we’ve learned some things about humans!

About a year ago, my husband decided that we should turn one of the rental properties he owns and manages into a airbnb rental. The guest house, as we now call it, sits on the same piece of property as our own house, making it easy to clean in between renters and convenient should they…

Home is where the heart is, but where is your soul?

  At the end of every vacation I long to go home. There’s something about my own space, and my own bed, that needles against the thrill of travel so that, no matter how spectacular the vacation, it feels good to get back on the plane and return to the known comforts of the place…