A photo posted by Kathy – Will Run For Miles (@katstarr_) on Nov 28, 2015 at 3:45am PST 2015 was a banner travel year. I was just a crazy traveling girl who couldn’t say no. The adventures began in January with a crazy “mistake fare” trip I called Around the World in 8 Days … Read More
The Corte Superior de Justicia in Cuenca is beautiful – but I was most enthralled by the amazing murals depicting human rights and justice among the people of Ecuador.
After three nights of carnivorous skewered meat debauchery at traditional Brazilian churrascarias, my soul (and arteries) longed for something other than another slab of meat
A year ago, in November 2014, I was wandering around the expo for the New York City Marathon at the Javits Center, in Manhattan. As I meandered through the various booths, I had a few conversations about running and travel. Out of the blue, three months later, I received an email inviting me to visit … Read More
I’m going to the middle of the world. Literally!
Those who read this blog know that when I am not traveling far and wide, I enjoy staycations. These staycations are a fun, and often inexpensive way, to escape city life and explore destinations closer to home. This weekend, Won’t Run and I ventured to Rockland County, New York. Although it’s only an hour away … Read More
Haohan Qiao – – translated to Brave Men’s Bridge, in English – -recently opened in Shiniuzhai National Geological Park in Hunan Province (See, CNN, China opens terrifying glass-bottomed bridge in Shiniuzhai park). It is 180 meters (590 feet) high, and 984 feet in length. THE BOTTOM IS ALL GLASS! I can’t stop looking at the photos and … Read More
Note: I recently traveled to South Africa on the “Etihad Mistake Fare.” I began this memoir post 2 days into my travels. ~~~~~ I promised myself I would try to write daily and perhaps post a sort of daily journal entry on my blog, but fatigue gets in the way. After 2 days and nights … Read More
Etihad Airways has a pretty solid reputation as an airline, especially if flying in business or first class. Even in coach, it is known to be fairly decent. I had some nice flights on my way to South Africa (blog posts to follow). But be warned, sometimes the flights are Jet Airways flights, on Jet … Read More
With the 80th birthday of Monopoly coming up, Hasbro, Inc. has been busy working on developing locations for its Monopoly Here and Now new board game, set to be released this fall. [In 1935], Parker Brothers acquired the rights for the MONOPOLY game from Charles Darrow and began selling the game shortly after in the … Read More