Yep. That’s right, Mom goes away, and first thing out of the gate was a food. That I didn’t prepare. That people just brought to me, on trays! 😀 What a wonderful idea.
Momcation in today’s connected world makes it really hard to disconnect from home. It takes a purposeful act of will to leave it behind. Momcation Starts off Strong At home, I walk. I walk almost every day of the week, out my front door, walking at least 7000 steps before coming home and making breakfast.
I’ve been asked a lot why I chose Quebec City for my first Solo-MOM-Travel. It’s really something I debated about a lot, and let me tell why I’m glad I chose QC!
And, like clockwork, the husband got a call. No! No! No! STOP right there! We said, once I booked the flight, that was it, there could be no-take-backsies! He had to throw down the wife card and refuse any travel. I never pull that card. But we said we were using it here.
When I returned to Venice with my hubby, I knew I only wanted to repeat a gondola ride if it was really important to him, and/or I knew I could arrange something a little more personal. The researching began, and after much reading, I booked a private, romantic gondola ride…
The Scala Contarini del Bovolo literally means the ladder Contarini (a surname) of the snail. Standing before the palazzo, it’s not a stretch to see where the name originated. The steps were originally designed for the Contarini family, and the snail-like spiral of the steps is clear.
I’m not sure what it is, but I take a lot of pictures of doors when I travel to any European city, and my time in Athens was no exception. Europeans seem to be so much more creative and beautiful in their creation of doors than we are. So, when I get home, I always