family travel

Halong Bay, Vietnam: Tourist Hot Spot That’s Still Stuns

When my son and I traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam this summer, just one out-of-town jaunt was on my list — Halong Bay. A UNESCO World Heritage site since 1994, Halong Bay, dotted with more than 2000 craggy islands, has turned into a major tourist attraction that pulls in people by the bus loads. Despite the robust popularity that’s […]

December 7th, 2016|Cruise, UNESCO World Heritage sites|

Thumbs Up Group Tour of Hanoi for Easy Travel

I am a fan of group tours–not for an entire trip, but for a day or two. There’s nothing like a well organized group tour where someone else is in charge and one can take a welcome break from decision-making. Group tours are particularly great when traveling with a teen.

When my teen son and I traveled to Hanoi, Vietnam […]

September 21st, 2016|Travel|

Rafting Rogue River Southern Oregon Row Adventures

Nothing says family vacation like a rafting trip on the river. My husband and I met at the University of Oregon and sealed our relationship when we purchased a tent together. That was thirty years ago. While we still camp under the stars, this trip was a four day, Lodge to Lodge rafting trip on […]

August 12th, 2016|Gold Beach, Grants Pass, Lodging, Oregon|