Tag Archives: Couples Travel

Running Together: Lessons from the Paris Marathon with My Husband

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Military separations aren’t just about miles, but lost time and shared memories. Running the Paris Marathon was a chance to catch up on both. These times apart are challenging. They mean missing holidays, precious moments, and chances to grow together. To reconnect, we find shared goals. Running the Paris Marathon together was our way to catch up and grow closer. But it actually accomplished much, much more.

Finding Romance in Sicily

Finding Romance in Sicily

Romance is always a huge part of an island escape in the Mediterranean. Combine it with the rich history, captivating landscape and amazing cuisine of Italy. Long sandy beaches, breath-taking cities cling to rocky cliffs, and where delicious food and wine poured can be enjoyed under the watchful eye of an active volcano. The island is the perfect backdrop for finding romance in Sicily.

Leslie, Mom, and me 50th Wedding Anniversary

Marriage Advice from Mom about Military Life

She said, marriage is not easy and that many people aren’t willing to put in the effort it takes to make it work, and that EVENTUALLY, it wouldn’t just be about me and him. It would be about OUR kids, OUR finances, OUR jobs, OUR extended families, OUR expectations and OUR future. And that we needed to make sure that the “OURS” aligned. She said I needed to be sure that this guy was THE GUY.

Traveling together- Hyang Gallery & Cafe

Tips for Traveling Together

It’s important that you both feel you have a part in the success of the trip, it’s even more important to work within each other’s strengths and comfort levels. I usually ask for input on where to go and take it from there, but your partner may enjoy wading through pages and pages of information, virtual tours or guest reviews.

8 Things to Do in Bangkok, Thailand for Couples

I’m surprised I liked Bangkok as much as I did. We did not get a massage every day like we planned. And we ate at a couple more restaurants than we usually do in Thailand. The vibe is the ‘same same’ but different. I usually don’t enjoy the hustle and bustle of the big city. But Bangkok is different. First of all it’s in Thailand, one of my favorite Asian countries.