Category Archives: Overseas travel

How to cut air travel costs to visit multicultural family

We’ve been making plans to visit some of our relatives who live outside the United States, but flying has been rather expensive lately. After lots of exhaustion and research, we’ve discovered some ways to cut costs and wanted to share … Continue reading

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What if you have more than 1 ‘Home for the Holidays’?

A recent radio promotion encouraged listeners to submit reasons why they should be sent on an all-expenses-paid trip “home for the holidays,” and the radio station would then select people based, presumably, on how well they asked. For instance, one … Continue reading

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My tribute to ‘Weird habits developed after living abroad’

Half-burned matches lying on kitchen counters! You have to read this article: Weird habits developed after living abroad | Matador Network in its entirety, but this was one of the most hilarious images to me. I’ve seen the same thing, … Continue reading

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Reflections on visit to Chile

Well, my first visit to South America was amazing. I’m still fresh off the plane ride and will probably take several days to adjust to life as usual, but I wanted to flesh out some highlights: Gorgeous scenery. Someone told … Continue reading

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The beauty of international travel

I’m preparing to travel to Chile soon, so please forgive me if I neglect this blog in the next few weeks. When I return, though, I hope I’ll have lots of stories to tell! It’s my first trip to South … Continue reading

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A Skype wedding

One of my friends has a distant relative who married someone from Austria. She said at the wedding ceremony, the happy couple set up a computer and Skype video stream so that the bride’s family in Austria could watch (the … Continue reading

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