Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech, Morocco by Shelley Robinson

Learning the Ropes on the First Day:   When my husband and I first arrived to stay in a lovely little riad in the Medina of Marrakech, we were like lambs to slaughter in the local markets.  We were approached with every opening line under the sun, and being new to them, some of them … More Shopping in the Souks of Marrakech, Morocco by Shelley Robinson

Vietnam Video: 2016: Hanoi, Hai Phong, and Hoi An

We were very blessed to see Vietnam together in 2016.  We thought we would put our pictures and film together into an iMovie to share with everyone.  If you have any thoughts or ideas about any experiences that you have had in Vietnam, please post them.  We would love to hear from you:  

Good Morning Vietnam

Taking the Plunge:  What a wonderful world we have discovered nestled in by the South China Sea. Vietnam always captured my attention as fellow travellers assured me that it was the country to see filled with kind people, good food, cheap accommodations and a beautiful countryside. After considering options as a couple to get off … More Good Morning Vietnam

The Honeymoon

The Word Honeymoon:  The word “‘honeymoon’ comes from the the Old English “hony moone.” Hony, a reference to honey…and the ‘indefinite period of tenderness and pleasure experienced by a newly wed couple,’ and how sweet the new marriage is. Moone, meanwhile, refers to the fleeting amount of time that sweetness would last” (Kerley, 2014). Our honeymoon was an … More The Honeymoon