Tag: travel

Review: Sorry I’m Late, I Didn’t Want to Come by Jessica Pan

This book is Pan’s memoir of a year when she decided to challenge herself to live like an extrovert.  She explains that there’s nothing wrong with being an introvert, only she’s an excessively shy one (a “shintrovert” as she calls herself), which means she’s probably missing out on friendships and career opportunities by not engaging…

Our Travels in South America

Last month my husband and I traveled to Chile, Argentina, and Brazil.  Instead of writing book reviews, which I’m not really feeling at the moment, I thought I’d share our trip instead (this also gives me an opportunity to weed through our many photos). I’ve wanted to see South America for a long time. The…

Notes from Eastern Europe

Greetings from Budapest! It’s hard to believe our two week vacation will be drawing to a close in a few days. It’s been an exhausting and enriching experience. We’ve explored three major European cities in the last nine days, each with its own language, history, and currency. My math skills have been sorely tested on…

Traveling Bookstore Review: Wisconsin

This weekend I was in the great state of Wisconsin and I wanted to highlight two of the bookstores I visited. One of my favorite used bookstores is in the Milwaukee International Airport, called Renaissance Books.  I LOVE the idea of a used bookstore in an airport – who needs used books more than travelers? …