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The “Modern” Kilt

As we’ve learned in the last three posts, the kilt, as we know it, evolved from an earlier version (feileadh mor) worn for hundreds of years. What precipitated the change? The modern kilt was...

Thoughts About Travel

Cheers! A New Year Begins As we begin a new year, we’ll also begin a new theme. Each month will feature a “Did You Know” photo and commentary that highlights something learned while traveling....

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Sharing

Whether sharing a Coupe Dänemark, a hotel room, a cable car assent to the top of a mountain, each day brings new experiences and expanded learning. And time together. And memory making. With a...

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Low Season

Planning a trip to China includes deciding the best time to go. One concern is weather. Another is being there when sites are not overly crowded. We chose to go to China in May,...

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Then & Now

We have images of rickshaw drivers struggling to pull heavily laden carts through poorly maintained, crowded streets. Days when nutrition was limited, people worked long, hard hours, and life was hard. Today rickshaw drivers...