All posts tagged: travel is the key to all happiness

A Funny Thing Happened While Waiting for the Train

Billboard advertisement still exists in most train stations – I suppose because those of us waiting to embark, have ample time to see the ad, and sometimes during delays and such, even glance at it enough times to remember the product or the message, sending you to click buy or react emoji via the luxury of your smart phone. A few days ago, I noticed, even fixated on a number of billboard ads by Lufthansa while waiting for my commuter train to screech to a stop at Montgomery Street station in San Francisco.  Since the announcement overhead stated the norm these days for our ultra-busy city, (delays upon delays), I decided to pace the platform and read every single billboard, eventually jotting down all the questions posed by the airline aiming to entice potential travelers or those longing to plan a trip-somewhere, in this case, destinations where Lufthansa flies.  And then of course, I decided to answer the questions-out loud-right here: Is somewhere else always the right place?  It can be  – when one is …

Travel: Calling All Avid Travelers

To start off the new year, I want to first announce the 2018 Raw Silk and Saffron theme to be all topics about travel, with sprinkled here and there posts about other matters. But mostly about travelling and travel and I welcome anyone interested in sharing their travel experience to submit their article for a guest post on Raw Silk and Saffron – where you get to tell us a funny, heartwarming, memorable, unique travel story or experience. The forum is open to anyone over the age of 18 and the submitted article is posted based on review and approval by the Raw Silk and Saffron team. Photographs are encouraged, and credit will be given to the original author and photographer – all right here. So..sign up, and submit. Let’s build a fun community for all things travel. Until then, here are some of the most loved and appreciated travel articles I’ve shared in our travel section: Guide: 1–2–3–4–5–6–7–8–9