A First-Time Traveler In Paris, France

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    I know, I know, I haven’t gotten the chance to write much about this, but last year, I dropped everything and went to PARIS.   How often is it, that all of the stars align to make this possible? I had a few vacation days to spare. My kids were with family. My […]

Great Italian Restaurant: Ottava Via in Detroit

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While the weather is good, get out and grab a back patio seat at Ottava Via in Detroit’s Corktown. It is such a cute place to eat or just grab a drink! They serve the best pizzas, salads, assorted meats and cheeses and more! It was mid-week when we went so it wasn’t crowded and […]

Photo: Beautiful Sunset Over Mission Bay

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This sunset. Absolutely gorgeous! I was at the Bahia Landing on Mission Bay, just in time. We were eating dinner, and everyone stopped to stare and take photos of this marvelous sight. The hues of orange and yellow are just radiant.

A Look Back: A Sunny Seattle Summer Visit

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Seattle is definitely at the top of my list of favorite weekend destinations for the summer! I took my mom and she loved it too, so I thought to take a look back at sunny Seattle and post our photos just in time for this year’s good weather. There are so many things to do […]

Go for a hike, jog or bike ride in Rose Canyon, San Diego

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San Diego is known for its great weather and there are plenty of outdoor activities to choose from. We love to hike different trails and ended up in Rose Canyon for a work out session. It is a great alternative to the gym and indoor classes. This particular part near the 52 highway is very […]

A Look Back: My Visit to the Camden Markets, London

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Just in time for summer! The weather is good and its time to get outside. Go to the Camden Markets in London for a day of shopping and enjoy the sun. Here are a few photos that I took of all of the cool things you can buy.

Christmas Market: Gendarmenmarkt, Berlin Germany

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Just sharing a few photos of one of the Christmas markets in Berlin that I made it to during the holidays. The markets are open from the end of November to the end of December each year. Gendarmenmarkt is located centrally in Berlin Mitte and is one of the most popular Christmas markets in the […]

Elegance and Luxury at Kimpton’s The Grand Hotel, Downtown Minneapolis

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The Grand Hotel in Downtown Minneapolis is a Kimpton property and has a lot of cool quirky decor. There’s a reindeer on my bed! They offered zebra robes and a leopard seating area at the door in my room. It also boasted all of the things that one needs: a mini bar with yummy snacks, […]

Luxury Vacation In Paradise: You’ll Love Secrets Marquis Los Cabos Resort!

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I went to a wedding in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico a couple of years ago and I just realized that I never shared my photos!     We stayed at the Secrets Marquis Los Cabos All Inclusive┬áResort, and the atmosphere, location and service were nothing short of amazing. It is an adults only, luxury resort […]

A Look Back: Food I Ate In Greece

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We had the best local food when we went to Greece! We visited Poros, Olympia and Athens on our trip, plus a few other places that we drove through in the Peloponnese in Southern Greece. Most of the dishes were meatless as my friend is vegan but there were still many choices. I hope I […]