Our first visit to this vast country exceeded our expectations in every way: The beauty and variety of the gorgeous coast and the mountainous interior; the sophisticated and inexpensive food; and the marvelous creatures, especially on our Timbavati safari. But we were also taken aback by the shantytowns, barbed wire and the division of black … More 3 perfect weeks in South Africa
Walk with us through our magical safari adventures! … More Top 10 safari highlights from Tanzania, Africa
Our first hurricane ever was Irma, the largest, most powerful ever in the Atlantic. … More Hurricane Irma drops by Grandezza
We nearly circled the Emerald Isle over 16 days, driving 1500 miles through some 1500 wrong-way-roundabouts–or so it seemed. Ireland exceeded our expectations for natural beauty and charm, as well as weather. In July, 2017, it was often overcast but seldom really cold or wet. In fact, our host in Dingle said he was already … More Ireland: Top 10 highlights driving around the Emerald Isle
What happens when childhood friends long unseen come together after 30-plus years? … More Reunion magic: Yes, you can go home again
I have a couple of books on the tips of my fingers. And I have at least seven friends who have said they would buy them. Recipe for success. My daughter Regan Kirk, the aspiring writer with an agent, said I need to do a blog and create a following. Since she has an agent, she should know … More Yes, the world needs another website: mine
Welcome to Mei-Mei’s musings. This blog is part of my new website, a collection of previous and new insights and images on life, leadership, travel, media and anything else that piques my interest. I have two book ideas I’ll work on with your help: one on branding yourself and one on my family’s journey. I … More Hello, world!