Author: Keeping Up With Theresa
Lonely in London
Please note: This blog, although very much about travel, is also an intro to one of my short stories being written for my upcoming book. Within the book you will hear more about this unfortunate story. Enjoy! Lovers in London. Left in London. Lonely in London. As often as I travel alone, there are still…
Road Trip Recap and Tips
Children cannot bounce off the walls if we take away the walls. -Erin Kenny West Virginia, Kentucky, and Tennessee. The kids and I were very much looking forward to exploring the great outdoors. This would be our third road trip together and three new states! “Road trip summer 2022, let’s do this!!” The kids, now…
Traveling Light and Dressing Well: Packing Tips From a Professional Travel Addict.
After years of traveling, I have learned two very important things when it comes to packing. Fuss-free clothing is a must and overpacking will only slow you down. My travels are so much easier because of these simple changes. Not convinced? Check it out. Traveling light and looking good are about to get easier for you! I…
You Deal With It
You Deal With It! Just hours after they were married, and an unexpected eight hour delay in Germany, Gianna and Matthew finally arrived in Venice. Just the thought of Venice… ahhh… the city of canals, the city of romance, the perfect place to fall in love all over again.. (insert scratching record sound effect) Before…
Travel Bloopers; Episode 1
Finding the humor in travel is absolutely necessary to have a successful trip. Things will go wrong, you can count on that! My intent of writing a travel blooper blog was to have a few stories in one. However, this one from my dear friend Gabrielle deserves its own post. Enjoy! “It was a family…
“So many people live their lives exchanging what they want for what is familiar. Well, the world just hit the reboot button, and nothing is familiar any more. We’re going to have a new life whether we want it or not. This is our opportunity to design it according to our dreams.” ~Shannon LaBruyere …
Reasons Why; Kilimanjaro
Find your reason.
The Value of a Question
[Faraway Places Travel Post] Wanting a fair price on a trip isn’t a bad thing. In fact, that is what you have a travel agent for…researching, comparing and planning your perfect trip at a fair price. Unfortunately, what I hear more than I would like to is, ” what cheap deals do you have right…
Catania. Picture this.
[Faraway Places Travel Post] Catania has endless sites to admire, food to enjoy and moments to be shared, even if with a complete stranger. I am a sucker for a good photo op, and this adorable Sicilian man was so gracious to play along. I can still hear the sound of his organetto… Photography is…
[Personal Post] As the kids and I get ready to take off on another “50 States Trip,” I was inspired to write about traveling with children. When you stop and think about all the ways children (and our world) can benefit from traveling outside of “their world,” the list could go on and on. To…
[Personal and Faraway Places Travel Post] Known as the “gathering place,” Oahu is one hip island! I have to confess, I was a little spoiled as I spent my days and nights with locals of Oahu. Of course I had my own checklist of things I wanted to see while there, but none of them…
[Personal Post] One of Columbia’s most beautiful and romantic cities is Cartagena. While visiting Cartagena in the summer of 2017, I took a short boat ride and fell in love with a tiny little island that was large on life. Locals cooked up their freshly caught fish over an open flame, sun-kissed ladies served drinks…