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


Here I am again in self quarantine going out only as the work and food shopping necessitates. I work on my blogs and post some of them from many years ago and I start to realize what large crowds one encounters on many of these tours, trips, and outings. Now the world talks about social … More Musings

The Cancellation Process for Vacations

Back home in beautiful Puerto Vallarta, under the same stay at home orders as most of the world, I am working these days on the cancellation process that can be so cumbersome for canceling airline reservations, hotels, cruises, and tours. Fortunately, the Coronavirus has forced many travel companies to allow for these cancellations and changes. … More The Cancellation Process for Vacations

Coronavirus 2020

Well, I guess I am still in shock as to what has happened with all my plans for vacations this year! Of course my planned cruise from Singapore to Tokyo, Japan which I should be on right now, was the first casualty in the slew of cancellations to beat up the cruise industry to a … More Coronavirus 2020

Mexico City, Mexico

After 5 trips to Mexico City aka CDMX, I am feeling pretty informed and can now talk intelligently about one of the largest cities in the world! My very first trip was in 2014 for me to start my Mexican Citizenship process which required a trip to Mexico City for a national police report. I … More Mexico City, Mexico