Monthly Archives: May 2011

Americans (OK, Snooki) behaving badly

Snooki Crashes Into Police Car in Italy – FoxNews.com Well, it’s happening. I knew that it would happen and it’s happening. Unsatisfied with giving those of us from Jersey a bad name, Snooki and company have moved on to ruining the … Continue reading

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Mmm…(cheap) wine

I’ll say it: I’m a cheap date. (No, not that kind of cheap.) I enjoy a glass of wine with dinner as much as the next girl, but I’m perfectly happy with a $10 (or even $7) bottle of Sutter … Continue reading

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Dolphin Party

OK—You all (And by “you all” I mean my maybe five readers.) are going to think I’m obsessed with sea mammals by the end of this blog. I’m not. I swear. I’ve only been to Sea World once, and I … Continue reading

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What can go wrong…..

There’s an old nursery rhyme that goes something like “when I’m good I’m very very good, but when I’m bad, I’m horrid.” Travel is a lot like that. There’s also my old friend Murphy, who is guaranteed to come up … Continue reading

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Great Minds….and all that…..

See? I’m not crazy! Someone else agrees with me–Mexico is a wonderful country. Robert Reid, a “Lonely Planet” travel editor, who you can usually catch blogging at Reid on Travel on Blogger, just posted this piece on CNN.com on why … Continue reading

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Whale Hugging (and Watching)

I must have been 13 or 14 the first time my parents dragged me whale watching off the coast of Maine.  I was a difficult, moody teenager, and not only was the prospect of doing anything with my family seriously … Continue reading

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