Why the best things in life are not things

Isn’t it nice when you see something that feels just right? I saw this sign outside Gallagher’s pub on D’olier Street last week. It’s a nice twist on the best things in life are not free. But there’s something else that works. Most of the time, not always, but mostly, we look for meaning and […]

55 Hour Train Trips To Tibet With Kids: How to Survive

We traveled from Beijing to Xian to Tibet during the summer with our son. It took three days to get there on a very packed train and another eight to get to the Holy Lake. Over some very bumpy roads. Luckily, we’ve traveled in China for many years so know what to expect. Here are some do’s and don’ts if you plan to travel in Asia, especially if you’re bringing kids.