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  • Eat, See and Stay LA:  Things to Do in Los Angeles

    Eat, See and Stay LA: Things to Do in Los Angeles

    Looking for things to do in Los Angeles?  We had an absolute blast on our last trip to the west coast! Take a look at our MidLife Road Trip Los Angeles Vacation Scrapbook and get inspired. What to See, What to Do Los Angeles welcomed us with open arms, although the traffic could have stopped us from reaching them! The 405 aside, there was no shortage of things to see and do in LA and […]

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  • The New York Times Travel Show in a glance #NYTTS

    The New York Times Travel Show in a glance #NYTTS

    There was no shortage of inspiration at the New York Times Travel Show. The ‘world’ was well represented with exhibits from Antarctica to Africa, Maine to Mongolia. The show is the perfect place for anyone who has a penchant for travel and even if you don’t its a great way to see the world without traveling anywhere! The exhibits were colorful, often exotic with indigenous flavors and cultural exhibitions.

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  • Prague Scrapbook ~ Czech’d it off the #BucketList

    Prague Scrapbook ~ Czech’d it off the #BucketList

    What We Did Many people refer Prague in the Czech Republic as one of the most beautiful cities in the world. Participating in the Mongol Rally didn’t provide nearly enough time to experience the city as I would have liked, but fortunately we hooked up with Viator Travel and booked a segway tour. The segways turned out to be the perfect way to experience this awesome city. After a quick riding lesson, we we seged […]

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  • Romania in Pictures

    Romania in Pictures

    Did You Know? Some Fast Facts from Romanian Tourism: The meaning of the word “Transylvania” is the land beyond the forest? The first fountain pen was invented by Craiova-born Petrache Poenaru Insulin was discovered by a Romanian physiologist

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  • California Road Trip: Laguna Niguel

    California Road Trip: Laguna Niguel

    Our California road trip took us to the beautiful Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel. From the gorgeous florals in the lobby to their breathtaking views everything about this stay exceeded our expectations. The Ritz Carlton in Laguna Niguel is proof that beauty goes beyond surface deep. They have partnered with Jean-Michel Cousteau offering eco-adventures that open your eyes to Southern California’s unique ecosystems, and open your heart to their connection to the larger global systems. […]

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  • Brussels Scrapbook – Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium

    Brussels Scrapbook – Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium

    Here are some photos and a short video from our stop in Brussels, Belgium during our Mongol Rally adventure where I checked “Eating a Belgian Waffle in Belgium” off my bucket list.

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  • London Scrapbook

    London Scrapbook

    What We Did Visiting London has been on my bucket list for a long time. So after meeting up with my  Mongol Rally teammates, Dave, Deb and Sherry to prepare our car and assemble the gear we would need for the journey, I couldn’t resist taking in a few sites. What We Ate We found several wonderful places to eat within easy walking distance from our apartment.  The Shepherdess is very reasonably priced cafe open […]

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