Travel-related articles elsewhere on this website:  Osaka, Japan: 日本の貢献留学のブログ - Studying Japanese Art & Culture. Mont-Saint-Hilaire, Quebec, Canada: When the Mountain's Too Hard to Climb.  Rocky Mountains, Colorado: Thirst

And a bonusVacations and the Enigma of Arrival 🛬🚉🚆

Recently, we've been a little closer to home. But oddly, 2 of our kids went to Portugal within a 6-month window--1 to Lisboa, and 1 to Porto.

What's the first thing that comes to mind, "a sense of place", about a destination?

It sounds like the bad start of a children’s story…”Will Bill go to the Will Mill? Bill will climb a hill to reach Will Mill.” However, this writer is no Dr. Seuss, and this article discusses the Will family’s multiple generations of connection to Penn Township, Pennsylvania.