Zyrardow, Poland

The place from where my Father Teodor originated……….. My father was an Polish immigrant into the USA in the 1950’s, so back in 2008 I decided his escape from Poland story must be told. I did lots of research and finally decided that a trip to Poland was in order in the spring of 2009. … More Zyrardow, Poland

More Cancellations!

Looks like this pandemic is never going to end? I was informed a few weeks ago that of course my planned trip to depart next week on a cruise from Barcelona, Spain to San Juan, Puerto Rico has been canceled. Not only that, but my cruise at the end of January 2021 from Buenos Aires, … More More Cancellations!

Places Been App

As I continue to sit around and plan, plan, and do more planing for the future of my trips both booked and bucket listed; I found an interesting app for my phone called Places Been. I spent a little time marking the places that I have been and to my surprise the count of countries … More Places Been App

Wroclaw, Poland

Since my new travel plans continue to get canceled for this year, I will reflect one of my past travels that included this Polish border town called Wroclaw (pronounced vrots-wahf). As a part of my research for the heritage of my father’s escape from Poland right after WWII, I traveled by train to this historically … More Wroclaw, Poland

Traveling to USA during Covid-19 and Returning to Mexico!

I made some plans a few months ago, thinking coronavirus would be more resolved than it is right now! But today I’m going to Denver, Colorado from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico during these times. I already have been nervous because of the various shut downs, blocks to visitors from certain countries, and now even states. Checking, … More Traveling to USA during Covid-19 and Returning to Mexico!

Krakow, Poland

After spending a few days in Warsaw, Poland area while researching the history of my father and his family in 2009; I planned to spend a few days in Krakow, Poland as well. I discovered a world city that has so much history, religious significance, and old world culture. Located on the Vistula River with … More Krakow, Poland