• How to Prepare Kids for First-Time Travel

    When discussing the pros and cons of having kids, I always thought that showing my children the world through travel would have be a big plus in the “pro” column. Yet so many people tell me one of the reasons…

  • Where next and why: Cambodia 2010

    Usually when I haven’t seen someone for a while the first question I get is, “Where are you going on your next trip?” As I said on my previous post about choosing Panama, the reactions usually range from an incredulous…

  • Panama Resources and Links

    Below are links to sites I found helpful during the research for our trip. My Panama City 2010 Google Map-Mostly restaurants I researched before going to Panama. Hotels: These are the ones we stayed in: Toscana Inn Hotel Panama City Perla Real Bed and Breakfast Isla…

  • Next Destination: Panama July 2010

    I usually get one of two reactions when I tell people where we’re going next. The first is, “Wow, I’ve always wanted to go there!” or “I love (insert place name)!” The second reaction is not so…enthusiastic; “You’re going where?…