World Travels

August 10, 2015

You Can’t Always Get What You Want…. Fiji Winter Holiday

What I wanted:   Warmth, endless sunshine, beautiful tropical beaches with clear blue crystal waters,  frolicking in the ocean, kayaking, perhaps some stand up paddle boarding, spending time with Bruce, painting, relaxing, going nowhere, yoga, reading, good food. What I got:  Some warmth, some cool breezes, limited sunshine, plenty of rain, […]
January 1, 2015

Road Tripping: Me, Mom, and Yosemite National Park!

Mom and I have never traveled together as a duo.   But when friends told me they were heading to Yosemite for a few days, I jumped on board and decided that mom and I should go on a road trip.   Two hundred miles from San Francisco, we had a four […]
August 19, 2014

Another Trip to Kauai: Family & Friend Vacation

We Guidi’s are a crazy bunch and like to have a good time. So when mom’s 75th birthday came up and she said, ‘let’s get together for my birthday, where shall we go?”, Kauai seemed like an appropriate place for a family gathering.  It was also a good opportunity to […]
December 6, 2012

Destination: Peru, Oct 12 – 30, 2012

I’ve been back from Peru for just over a month and it’s starting to feel like a distant memory.   Much happened there and it has taken me weeks to ponder, process, and find the words to write about it.   I experienced something deep and profound on that trip and if […]