Hitting the Road

Posted 2 CommentsPosted in California, destinations, Ireland, Los Angeles, Oregon, Portland, Seattle, train travel, travel, travel planning, Washington

A few weeks ago as I struggled to determine what direction my life would take next, I had absolutely no travel plans on the horizon. Yet as always seems to be the case in times like these, somehow the stars aligned so perfectly that even I was amazed. In less than a week, I pieced together what will turn out to be a month-long trip […]

Visiting Rain Room at the MoMA

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You might say I’m crazy. I just waited over three hours – in the rain – to stand in a room full of artificial rain for all of ten minutes. Oh, the irony. Sweet, sweet irony. Was it worth it? I have to say that it was. But not for the reasons I thought. I thought that I would get some amazing photos. I studied […]

72 hours in Cabo San Lucas

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People always wonder why we’d ever leave for vacation, when we live in paradise. Yet locals love to travel, whether its the Big Apple, Japan, or just Hawaii’s unofficial 9th island, Las Vegas. But rarely do people from Hawaii head to Mexico since the climate and water activities are pretty similar. It wasn’t at the top of my list either, but I’d won a free […]

Mexico, Here I Come!

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Ten hours to showtime. I’m booked on the red eye tonight to LA, meeting up with friends there and continuing on to Cabo San Lucas. I’ve never been to Mexico, so I’m looking forward to adding a stamp to my passport and spending a few days soaking up the sun, lounging by the pool, margarita in hand. I’m hoping to even squeeze in a cooking […]

24 Hours in Denver

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While I wish that I could say that I had a gorgeous view of the Rockies while flying into Denver International Airport, the woman sitting next to me kept sticking her frizzy head of hair into my line of sight out the window. Alternately glancing fearfully out the window and leaning her head onto the seat in front of her, she kept her hands tightly […]