Shakespeare’s Stratford-upon-Avon

It was really a thrill to return to England this summer and spend some time exploring areas outside of London. I had not planned to visit Stratford-upon-Avon, but when a friend offered to let me stay with her family for a couple of nights there, I didn’t hesitate. They live close enough to the city […]

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Touring London Wasn’t Part of the Plan

I’ve spent months planning (and will spend months paying) for some really great travels this summer. According to the plan, I was to leave Amarillo, Texas, this past Monday, take a flight to DFW Airport in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, then fly to London to make a very quick connection to Moscow. At that point, […]

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