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Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Old Sturbridge Village

As an historian, I delight in any and all things relating to history, in particular, early-American history. It's an unquenchable thirst for learning which most likely began in my youth unde...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

One camper. Two adults. Four children.

Yep, we are just that crazy. For sure, taking our 6, 5 and 2 year olds, along with our newest addition who was 4 months old, in an RV was going to be loud, messy, and periodically hair-pulli...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

12 hours in Frankfurt, Germany

Often times as travelers, we hurriedly transit through airports seeking our destination and wishing our arrival was sooner rather than later. Bustling through crowds, security checkpoints, a...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

The Al Faisaliah Hotel, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia ~ in pictures

Welcome to the Al Faisaliah Hotel in Riyadh!Entering our suite with the dining table and seating area.Seating area.
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Every meal in a restaurant

When you tell people you are traveling abroad they often envision you on a relaxing, self-indulgent holiday, touring UNESCO world heritage sites and living large. Indeed we have visited many...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Saudi Champagne

A friend of mine introduced me to this delightfully, refreshing drink during a holiday luncheon at her home in Riyadh. Saudi Champagne is a non-alcoholic beverage that combines the sweetness...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Celebrating holidays while traveling abroad

Each family's holiday celebration is as unique as the holiday they are celebrating. Whether a secular or religious holiday, as a family you want to be able to celebrate as you do every year,...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Turkish Bazaar

Handcrafted wares. They were breathtaking.Last weekend, our family enjoyed a Turkish Bazaar hosted by the Turkish Embassy in Riyadh. Happily situated on a quiet street within the Diplomatic ...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Sweet Confections in Riyadh

Today, I was happily introduced to a very talented woman here in Riyadh who designs and bakes some of the most extraordinary confections I have ever seen. Special orders or holiday delights,...
Adventures of a Wanderer · 5M ago

Gardening Saudi Style - Part 3

Upon our return to the Kingdom, I was eager to revisit the gardens I had come to admire throughout our stay last year. It was pleasing to find an abundance of brilliant pinks, vibrant yellow...