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INDONESIA: Bali Tips for First Timers

Bali Tips for First Timers Are you about going to Bali for the first time? If so, then this post is definitely for you. It's packed with Bali tips for first timers that will definitely shrink the odds of a catastrophe and possibly save a life. Seriously. Here's how my first trip to Bali came about... I had been fantasizing about [...]

By |August 16th, 2016|Categories: Destinations, Everywhere Else, Favorites|Tags: |0 Comments

SAN DIEGO: 10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego

10 of the Coolest Things to Do in San Diego Whether you're a visitor or a local, I recommend that you go to the San Diego Zoo, Seaworld, and one (or more) of our awesome beaches. But, afterwards, I encourage you to veer off the beaten path. Here is my first list of 10 of the coolest things to do in San Diego [...]

By |February 10th, 2016|Categories: At Home in San Diego, Destinations, Favorites, USA|0 Comments

Street Art From Around the World

Street Art From Around the World Street art is right up there with food on the list of treasures from my wanders. The vibrant colors, it's accessibility, and the sheer variety feed my soul. I "collect" street art from around the world to share here. Enjoy! (Click to order prints)

By |December 30th, 2015|Categories: Favorites, Tips + Culture|0 Comments

FRANCE: Laduree Macarons

Laduree Macarons Sure, you can get a real French macaron all over the place in France. But, there's something extra special about Laduree macarons. Maybe the fashionable Parisian matrons sipping tea and delightful French families with their well-dressed (and even better behaved) children or the mind blowing coffee have something to do with it.  If you've never had a REAL French macaron, [...]

By |December 5th, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Europe|Tags: , |0 Comments

BELIZE: Mexico Rocks and Bacalar Chico Tour

BELIZE: Mexico Rocks and Bacalar Chico Tour My boyfriend nailed my 48th birthday. It's entirely likely that this year's gift—a Bacalar Chico tour and snorkeling in Mexico Rocks—may never be beat. Two local guides who knew where the BBQ was, a tiny boat, fishing poles, our hats, strong sunscreen, one Transderm Scop patch, and a plan to catch our lunch in the sea [...]

By |August 31st, 2015|Categories: Destinations, Mexico & Central America|Tags: |0 Comments

COOL STUFF: Healthy Freeze Dried Backpacking Food

Healthy Freeze Dried Backpacking Food (by Valley Food Storage) The last time I went backpacking, I barfed. My boyfriend had no choice but to take me seriously now. My system just can't handle the processed crap-in-a-bag that he has had no problem eating for years. I needed healthy freeze dried backpacking food.  I had serious food concerns before we even left [...]

By |August 30th, 2015|Categories: Cool Travel Stuff, Favorites|0 Comments
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