The Beauty of Hard Times

An Infinite Holiday

This week concludes our Summer Travel Series. Enjoy today’s post, and check out Friday’s finale: Adventures of a Septuagenarian and Octogenarian. “Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life.” ― Confucius   WHEN we’re heading towards a vacation destination, a feeling of getting close starts to permeate…

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Inward Bound

This is the 15th article in a summer series on what travel has to teach us about life. Being a nervous flyer, I made sure to read up on my airline’s rules for carry-ons, even measuring my bag to ensure it would fit in the overhead compartment. Despite all my planning, and no matter how I…

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Sink or Swim

This is the lucky #13 article in a summer series on what travel has to teach us about life. Just outside Chichen Itza in Mexico, there is a sinkhole that a farmer discovered one day while plowing his field. It is now a stop on the tour of these ancient Mayan ruins, a welcome respite from the…

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