An Afternoon at the Oceanario de Lisboa

Last year, the Oceanario in Lisboa was recommended to me by a friend as an absolutely must-see spot in Lisbon. It didn't make the itinerary that time, but this year we made sure it was on our to-do list. At a cost of nearly 20 euros each to enter, we were a bit wary. But…

Final thoughts and photos from my lovely trip to Canterbury

My week in Canterbury was one of the most unique and special trips I've ever been on. I don't think that I'd spent so much uninterrupted 'grandparent time' since I was a kid, and as a kid I rarely saw the adults being anything other than a caretaker/entertainer for me.Having this one-on-one time was really the best, because…

My brothers are coming to town!!!

Yeah, you read that right. My brothers, Tyler and Kristopher, are coming to visit us in Cambodia! I always assumed they'd come visit eventually, but I am surprised and extremely delighted that they're coming to visit us so soon! They arrive on August 18th, and will spend 10 days holding court as the two tallest, whitest…