"It must be hard to be back to normal life," my dental hygienist said to me as I had a mouthful of water sloshing around. My whole family goes to the same dentist. Yes, my mom, dad, brother and my husband! My husband also recently referred a friend to our dentist so I guess we're… Continue reading The honeymoon is not over
Being back from our New Zealand trip for a week, there have been two recurring questions from friends, family, colleagues and strangers — just kidding, I haven't gone around pushing my NZ travel stories on strangers, yet! — which have been: What was your favorite thing about the country? (Or, a similar question like "What… Continue reading All about New Zealand food, sort of.
I know, I know, it’s been weeks since my last post! I have a good excuse though! I have been traveling around New Zealand with my husband on our honeymoon! New Zealand is wonderful. The weather has been great everywhere we have been. It is summer down here after all! The people are friendly. There… Continue reading Sorry for not writing. Having too much fun in New Zealand!
My parents encouraged Bryce and I to arrive at the airport three hours before our flight to Hawaii (en route to New Zealand). "With the government shutdown, you just never know!" my mom said. "Sea-Tac seems to be operating normally from what I've heard but who knows, maybe the TSA workers will decide on your… Continue reading TSA and the burritos
On our way to and from Calí, Colombia, one of our layovers was in Panama City. They call themselves the gateway to the Americas, as the airport is a major hub. I always get a tinge of sadness whenever I have a mere layover in a new city, especially when it it's in country I've… Continue reading The thing about layovers
We arrived in Panama City, our first layover (out of three) on our way home to Seattle from Colombia. It was a Sunday morning and I was hungry. Why was it taking us "so long" to get off of the plane? Bryce and I were seated in the middle of the plane and finally the… Continue reading Like a scene from Narcos
It took us more than 26 hours of travel to get from Seattle, Washington, USA to Calí, Colombia. From house to house, it took about 30 hours of travel! We left our place in Seattle around 5:30 am the Saturday morning before Christmas. We arrived at Bryce's grandma's house in Calí around 11:30 am Sunday… Continue reading What 26+ hours of travel looks like