After two weeks in some of the world’s most populated urban areas, we wanted to give the kids a break from the hustle and bustle of the city. So, we escaped to Welli Hilli Park, a ski resort in the northeastern province of Gangwon-do, South Korea. Given how, as kids/teenagers/ college students, C and I … More Welli Hilli: A Short Post about a Long Weekend
Yesterday we left Daejeon, South Korea, for a mountain resort in Gongwon-do, in the northeast of South Korea. Daejeon was an interesting place to start our time in South Korea, and I’m looking forward to seeing how it compares to our stay in the mountains this weekend and in Seoul next week. We were in Deajeon … More It’s Daejeon!
Let’s just begin by stating the obvious: 14 hours can feel like forever when you’re stuck in an airplane seat. But, when you’re 3 and can cuddle up to your mom and doze off or when you’re 6 and can play on your Kindle and fall asleep against the window, 14 hours isn’t that long. … More Tokyo and Reflections on the 1st Week
What a wonderful time we had in Kyoto! It is a pretty magical place with a top-notch university. Even though it took some effort to get here, I’m so glad that we did. Getting Settled The train ride(s) to Kyoto on Thursday left us all feeling a bit grumpy and tired, but once we landed … More A Productive Talk and a Delightful Day in Kyoto
By the time I settled on the idea of starting a blog to chronicle our family’s travels, we were already 2/3 of the way through our trip to Argentina, and I only managed to get one post and one “how-to” up on the blog. My plan was to write up our memories from our trip when we … More The Argentina Posts That Never Were
Tonight is our last night in Argentina. It’s bittersweet. We have had such a wonderful time over the last two weeks. But, the girls are starting to ask about when they will see their grandparents and their dog. W has asked more than once about our car. Both girls have been asking about their friends and … More On the last night