Au Manoir De Khai…

Oui…this is where we had an incredible French dinner.  I am going to concentrate on the culture of Vietnam for the most part.  Although, we have been very fortunate to have as our travel consultant since this trip began, a very remarkable man. Chris Runckel, is extremely knowledgeable about Vietnam as a soldier through his…

Rolling On The River

It’s Monday evening in Saigon.  The time changed to daylight savings, makes our difference, 14 hours ahead. As I write, we’ve just finished dinner around 9:00pm. Construction continues with hammering outside, scooters are still honking at each other and all is well in my world! This feature is specific to our Sunday night dinner cruise on…

Off We Go Into the Wild Blue Yonder

All the planning for taking an International trip has been put into place. As we completed day one, I have reflected on the travel and sights.  I started writing this at 2:00 am because I have not made the time adjustment yet.  So imagine Shelley and I singing the Air Force song…”Off we go into…

My Bags are Packed… Ready to Go! – Europe

In spring 2011, I had my second international travel adventure with my friend Shelley and the students of Loyola Marymount University’s, Executive MBA program. Shelley and I have become a bit more adventurous. We started in Paris prior to the student’s arrival and concluded in Rome when the program was over, why not! The Eiffel…