It's like going to Philadelphia and ordering a "Philly cheese-steak" or asking for "French Fries" in Belgium. There are just certain things you shouldn't do when ordering Italian food in Italy.
In this day and age, when our attention spans are short and our time for indulgence even shorter, I'm constantly reminded here that walking out of a room without looking up, is to miss a chance to live the moment to its fullest.
This time, it's a new-to-me destination. I'll spend most of my time in the Lombardy region (Hello Milan!) exploring the area's UNESCO World Heritage sites, intoxicating culture and delicious regional foods.
When we were named National Geographic Travelers of the Year in 2012 it was like being handed an Oscar by George Clooney. With this news it feels like George came back and asked to be BFFs.
Heather and Cameron share (in words and video!) the family's day of high flying adventure inside the iFly Toronto experience.
We are the same. All of us. Our desires. Our fears. We love our children. We worry for them. We want them safe at all times. And sometimes that desire to protect becomes so overwhelming that we forget that on the other side of the world there is a mother trying to do exactly the same with a completely opposite package of information or access.
One way or another though, this has to be handled . The rat's nest isn't the same without her.