Category Archives: Travel

Tacos, Ticos y Crocodilos

Here is a brief timeline of our amazing trip to Tamarindo, Costa Rica. Day 1: After a crazy start to our travels, we arrived in Tamarindo, complete with carsickness, and quickly got settled.  We eat our first of many platanos fritos … Continue reading

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Tejas, langosta, y R&G

I don’t know if it’s a good idea to blog about food after an ambrosial meal (likened to grocery shopping while hungry) at Roma (consisting of truffle and wild mushroom sacchetti and limoncello desert), but I’m going to forge ahead … Continue reading

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NYC 2013

A rock concert + spring break recently drew me to NYC yet again.  While our stay was brief, we accomplished most of what we set out to do.  Here they are, highs and lows… Union Square Greenmarket We chose the … Continue reading

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Intra-national travel

Since we have been in the need of a travel fix, Alex and I brought in the New Year in New York—although not with the diaper-wearing, captive crazies of Times Square.  A cheap flight out of Chicago plus a great … Continue reading

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Best of…European Edition

Hogar dulce!  I’m back!  Well I’ve been back for a week, but I haven’t had a second to jot down ni una palabra.  So here’s the nickel tour… Iceland was nice.  No, it was overrated.  And EXPENSIVE.  Crisis or no … Continue reading

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No, I didn’t catch the bouquet…

I apologize for the tardiness of this posting.  I’ve been busy hunting jellyfish 🙂  Or avoiding them… By the way, did I mention I’ll be home June 2?  We’ll have a handful of days in Iceland before our quick, layover-free … Continue reading

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Turkey: a hybrid country

Merhaba! What do you get when you merge eastern and western culture, bustling metropolitan with serene hillside village, incredible historical ruins with baffling natural landscapes?  Turkey, of course!  I must admit that before going on this trip, I knew nothing … Continue reading

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