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Beautiful Bookstores

June 10th, 2010 1 Comment

Think libraries have a lock on awesome? Check out spotcoolstuff‘s list of beautiful bookstores. I’ve been to Shakespeare & Co in Paris and it is a tiny store. But it does have character and history. I’m definitely adding Selexyz Dominicanen and Livraria Lello to my list of places to visit if I’m ever in Maastricht [...]

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Pet Airways is a pet airline

July 8th, 2009 No Comments

Pet Airways is a pet airline[via] New Pet airline carrier launches in select cities. Am definitely going to keep an eye on this. I think they are missing a market for not being in Canada. We’ve got essentially a monopoly on flights here and until July 1st Air Canada still didn’t allow pets to fly [...]

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Seattle and Portland

September 7th, 2008 1 Comment

One of the last flings of the summer was a trip we took to visit family. We took nearly a week and went to Seattle. From there, we wanted a day trip and managed to take one day to go check out Portland. I’m not often on the west coast and it’s very nice. On [...]

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Cruise: Barcelona

June 12th, 2008 No Comments

Best of Barcelona Set: Complete Barcelona Set: Yes, I’ve been dragging my feet on getting this last set of photos out. But there are a lot of photos to caption and it’s hard to try to pick which photos to include. This is my first trip to Barcelona and G’s second. He’s seen a lot [...]

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Cruise: Food

May 26th, 2008 2 Comments

Full Food set, from Florida to Barcelona: We’ve captioned much of the food with descriptions. At least what we can remember The highlights: May’s favorite meals: Lunch Tapas in Barcelona Johnny Rockets Diner Portofino May’s favorite entrees: Roasted gnocchi with proscuitto, capers.(Cruise main dinning room) Petit Filet with pepper sauce (Chops Grille) Skewer of Seafood [...]

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Cruise: Lisbon

May 22nd, 2008 1 Comment

Best of Lisbon set: Complete Lisbon set: I’ll just start by saying outright: Lisbon is HILLY. That’s it. It’s a lovely port stop and we had fun, but if you are going to go sightseeing alone, you need two things to keep you going: a compass and comfortable shoes for climbing hills. We had the [...]

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Cruise: At Sea

May 20th, 2008 1 Comment

The transatlantic cruise always means a lot of time At Sea. This was something I was looking forward to, and G needed to relax between school terms. Full At Sea set: This trip, however, we had more time At Sea than expected. We were originally scheduled for 6 days, then we’ll arrive from Bermuda to [...]

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Cruise: Bermuda

May 19th, 2008 3 Comments

Best of Bermuda set: Complete Bermuda set: Before heading onto the cruise, I had checked the weather and saw that it was forecasting rain for our port stop. So while I wasn’t surprised when we got there that it was gloomy, but I was disappointed. So, I settled myself for a drizzly trip, but wasn’t [...]

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