Q1 our ‘dream’ dining experience would be what/where?
@kymri: A1. A Thai inspired vegetarian degastation would do nicely, thank you
@WriterChick47: A 1. Fresh seafood, cracked crab, lobster, shrimp somewhere in the Caribbean
@ZipSetAndrea: A1. Would love to try the French Laundry in Napa…Thomas Keller
@AgingBackwards: Dream dining experience: Table for two…on the MOON!!
@tifany74: A1 Several courses over several hours. Apperatif, wines with each course including dessert wine. Locally grown. Basking in sunshine
@MagellanPR: A1 – dream dining experience – helicopter to the top of a mountain where a private chef cooks dinner in a cosy cabin!
@gobyBoston: Martha’s Vineyard in the off-season. So quiet it’s like you’re the only 1s on the island
@HJSWritergal Dinner at Eiffel Tower restaurant on Seine and Paris!
@hiptraveler: Q1.) Your dream dining experience? Le Bernardin in NYC or Sirocco in Bangkok b/c my reservations were rained out.
@poohstraveler: A1: Private dinner at Chateau Cheval Blanc with 2 bottles of the 1947 vintage (dream in the literal sense, I know)
Q2. Most romantic vacation spot
@ ZipSetAndrea: We honeymooned in Santorini, great views, perfect sunsets, infinity pools.@claudiabia: @Screenscapes A2. That would be Tahiti Bora Bora.
@nicoleploehn: a2: I’m going with any place snowed in on a mountain top 🙂 as long as it has a fireplace, wine and a hottub
@kymri: A2. oooo so many! But I think nothing beats an African safari, with dinner under the stars
@greenglobaltrvl: A2. If you can’t make a vacation on #Hawaii‘s Big Island romantic, you’re doing it wrong!@TravelMaestro: A2 Most romantic vacation spot? St. Lucia – lush, beautiful, friendly, great water!
@fullersloane: A2 One of the most romantiic places is Palazzo Sasso or the Hotel Carusso in Ravello
@poohstraveler: A2: French Polynesia is my top pick for romantic vacation spot….we were there a year ago today on our delayed honeymoon!
Q3. Favorite celebrity couple
@kymri: A3. well, William and Kate, of course !
@MiddleSeatView: A3. is it sad that I didn’t even know A-Rod & Cameron Diaz were dating b/f the Super Bowl? Don’t follow celebrities at all
@nicoleploehn: a3: hmmm…none of them really. They don’t last. i do think demi and ashton are cute but don’t see that lasting either
@fullersloane: A3 George Clooney as he has wonderful taste in travel & style butI don’t know his girlfriends name
@WriterChick47: A 3 My favorite hollywood couple? George Clooney and ME!
Q4. Movie that most “moves” you
@kymri: A4. Sheltering Sky, still, to this day
@Screenscapes: “Always” with Richard Dryfus!
@FrancescaMaz: Q4. Movie that most “moves” you < A River Runs Through It. Don’t ask. I cry every time
@MiddleSeatView: A4. Easy. “An Affair to Remember” Cry like a baby at the last scene every. single. time. Plus, hello? Carey Grant!
@CateTV: A4. Right now I’d have to say “The Kings Speech”
@fullersloane: Q4 That old movie “The Way We Were” with Robert Reford & Barbara Streisand
@FunAsWeGO: A4. A Street Car Named Desire!
@TravelMaestro: A4 Most moving movie – Bridges of Madison County tied with the Notebook. I’m a sucker for a tear-jerking romance
@McMedia: A4: I have watched Pretty Woman 100 times. I love happy endings!
@GreenGlobalTrvl: A4. The Cove moved me so powerfully, I shouted at the idiots on the screen
@gobyBoston: “On Golden Pond” -something about the Fondas in that movie… gets me every time
@Velcro108: A4. Forrest Hump or Mr. Holland’s Opus
Q5 Post a picture you love & tell us why
@nicoleploehn: a5: the one in my twitter profile. Me and my puppy. Love her – You’ll have to pry her out of my cold, dead arms.
@earthxplorer: Post a picture you love & tell us why #NUTS — Me & @adventuregirl –http://twitpic.com/2v044x — #travel is our passion #TT@VegasBill: A5 I enjoy this view from @RitzCarlton_LN overlooking the ocean. Every day should be so nice http://twitpic.com/28xzfw
Q6. Favorite music to “set the mood”
@fullersloane: A6 Any music from the 50’s like Frank Sinatra always does it for me
@deniselao: A6 Bossanova
@nicoleploehn: a5: nothing like some old school R & B 90s a little Keith Sweet, Boys II Men, Silk, Joe (you know what I’m talking about
@GreenGlobalTrvl: A6. We love to “set the mood” with Indian music. Starts off slow, builds to GREAT crescendo
@Velcro108: A6. Circus music. My female coworker just said Michael Buble’. Ill take it
@TravelMaestro: A6 Music? Eric Clapton, Slowhand!
Q7. Best thing you’ve done for someone you love
@AgingBackwards: Best thing I’ve done for someone I luv: prayed for them!
@AnjaniLadki: A7. I took them on a vacations!
@McMedia: A7: Took care of my dad when he needed me most
@fullersloane: Q7 I took my husband on one of the last flight of the BA Concorde to London
@ZipSetAndrea: Had a beautiful baby!
@MagellanPR: A7 And apologised when I knew I was right!
@Daneegyrl: Encouraged my toddler’s love for reading. Her imagination is amazing and her life will know no boundaries!
@akonthego: Q7: Took AK Dad on backpack trip all by our lonesomes in Oly National Park. Stayed in NPS employee digs. Best trip ever
@GreenGlobalTrvl: A7. Love them with my whole heart, as selflessly as I possibly can.
@KimRandall: I dunno, I do everything I can for those I love and even those I dont LOL
@TravelMaestro: A7 best thing I’ve done for someone I loved? Let him go. Painful beyond belief, but best for him
@FunAsWeGO: A7. Took on the role of caregiver to help my grandfather through his last 2 months.
@katyabroad: Missed Q6 somehow, A7. I watched an entire 90 mins of football and made him a cake with his team’s logo!
@kymri: A7. Said yes when he spontaneously proposed in little restaurant in B.A., and again when he surprised me with wedding in Africa
Q8. Favorite Chocolate .. Fondue? Fudge?
@ZipSetAndrea: Belgian…anything Belgian!
@kymri: A8. I love Thorntons from UK and Chau from Venezuela
@Screenscapes: Well, you got Hershey’s, then you got……Not Hersheys!
@nicoleploehn: a8: I LOVE fondue chocolate — melting pot — valentine day reservation MAYBE? who wants to send a subtle hint to the hubby?
@fullersloane: Q8 Now you are talking my fav thing. Dark ,dark chocolate with a nice ganache filling in the center
@MiddleSeatView: A8. Favorite chocolate? Is there such a thing as not favorite chocolate?
@MagellanPR: A8 – All chocolate has its place-its not polite to choose between them -& saw on Twitter, its got lots of anti-oxidants so good 4 you!
@LuxeTiffany: A8 Favorite chocolate? See’s key lime truffles are to die for.
@poohstraveler: A8: Def dark! Found a dark choc sea salt that I’m in luv w/-made that into souffle, topped w/Tahitian Vanilla & Cuban rum sauce
Q9. Best Valentines/Romantic gift you’ve given or received
@Screenscapes: A weekend at Champaign Towers in the Poconos! 4 Real!
@MagellanPR: A9 Received rare edition of Shakespeare’s sonnets – very unexpected and much appreciated
@kymri: A9. my husband, then fiance, flew us to Tiffany’s in NYC to pick out my ring on Valentine’s Day (please don’t hate me now!)
@TravelMaestro: A9 Best Valentine I’ve given – a list of 50 silly, funny, sexy reasons why I love him. Homemade & from the heart.
@destnationstory: A7. Listen, when they need my full attention!
@akonthego: A9: Big AK Kid sent me a card he had made thanking me for being his mom.
@FunAsWeGO: A9. An expensive bottle of wine and 2 of my favorite glasses! let’s get me tipsy!
@Velcro108: A9. B&B weekend on St. Charles St. in New Orleans.
@KimRandall: A9. A hand drawn rose. I still have it somewhere, but it was sweet cc anyone can buy roses, not every1 will take the time 2 draw 1
Q10 Worst Valentines day experience
@fullersloane: Q10 Having my dad pass away at age 95. No more daddy’s little girl
@ZipSetAndrea: My 1-year-old son had to have minor surgery on V-day…heartwrenching!
@kymri: A10. I remember being in grade school and counting Valentines in my bag….always two or three short of other kids in class
@Screenscapes: Giving Valentine’s card to the head cheerleader in HS. Yes, I can outrun an entire Football team!
@akonthego: A10: My husband left to establish new home for us in South Carolina, while I stayed behind in WA with one son and one more on the way.
@Cschoenfeld: A10 being alone and sad about it. Alone can be wonderful too. I know better now.