The day had been a classic cocktail of frustration: delays, long waits and wrong turns. But for the thousandth time, I’d forgotten that travel won’t always be perfect – and that I myself won’t always be a perfect traveler.
Posts tagged ‘family travel’
“I give you Chicago. It is not London and Harvard. It is not Paris and buttermilk. It is American in every chitling and sparerib. It is alive from snout to tail.” –H. L. Mencken, American journalist and essayist Chicago will forever be Paris to my parents. “We’ll always have Chicago,” I [...]
It’s been a while since I’ve made an audio slideshow, but today I came across more great examples on my favorite travel writing website, World Hum–inspiring slideshows like Abbie Kozolychk‘s “The Family Jewels” and an older one I just discovered, Doug Mack‘s Not-So-Flattering Views of Famous European Landmarks. I love the way the slideshows let [...]
“And that’s the wonderful thing about family travel: it provides you with experiences that will remain locked forever in the scar tissue of your mind.” –Dave Barry My brother is a man of few words. I was reminded of this when he picked me up from the airport in Wichita, Kansas, last Friday night. Kansas [...]