In part of Canada, today is Family Day This holiday celebrates the importance of families and promotes family time together. In observance, some banks, grocery stores and shopping centers are CLOSED. In the United States, today is President’s Day. This national observance honors the office of the presidency and our first president, General George Washington. In observance, banks, post
An integral part of the travel experience is sampling the local cuisine. It doesn’t matter whether you’re traveling around the U.S. or around the world. This webpage, What A Week Of Groceries Looks Like Around The World, provides an interesting and visual assessment of family food budgets worldwide. It also serves as a great primer for travelers of what local
The Lady Nomad was a guest on the Austin, Texas radio show “Dr. Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years”, on KJCE Radio 1370. The program aired on Sunday, September 15, 2013. You can listen to the podcast here. Her interview starts at 11:29 and ends at 30:49.
You are invited to listen to Sharon Williams, The Lady Nomad, on the Austin, Texas radio show “Dr. Mara Karpel & Your Golden Years”. Sharon will be offering tips on “How to Travel the World and Have the Time of Your Life.” The show will air on Sunday, September 15, 2013 from 7 – 8 p.m. CT on
A woman was moving to a different state. At her going away party, several friends said they would come to visit her. She later lamented that, when she lived in Amsterdam for two years, numerous people said they would come to visit, but no one ever did. Rather hurt, she asked why people would say
Late one afternoon, a client called me from the Las Vegas, Nevada airport. Scheduled to fly home to San Antonio, Texas, he arrived at the airport to learn that his flight had been cancelled due to mechanical failure. Standing in a long line at the airline counter, waiting and hoping to get on another flight,
My good friend, Connie, is coming to visit here in Austin, TX. During her four day visit, which includes a two day road trip, I have planned an itinerary that I think she’ll enjoy. In preparing for her visit, I have used the following Five Tips for Planning Your Travel Itinerary. 1. Consider your interests.