Tag Archives: Cabo San Lucas

Whale Watching in Baja California

I had to share this article I came across in the United Kingdom’s Telegraph: “Baja California: Mexico’s playground for whales.” I had the opportunity to go whale watching last year while on vacation in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, and although … Continue reading

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Making Customs Easy. Easier?

I came across an interesting article in the Washington Post this morning: Going through Customs: How to make reentering the U.S. a lot more pleasant. It’s long (four pages) but a good read for anyone about to travel internationally, full … Continue reading

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Should your mate get your airline upgrade? – CNN.com

Should your mate get your airline upgrade? – CNN.com. This article made me laugh. (Quickie post) For one brief, shining year, I had elite status on Delta, largely thanks to a work trip to Korea. It was wonderful. I went … Continue reading

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Travel Lust on Pinterest

As a follow-up to my last post, “The Places I Want to See,” I thought I’d mention one of my newest travel inspirations: Pinterest. If you’ve never used Pinterest, it’s an online pinboard. You can request an account using a Facebook … Continue reading

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Cards from the Shore

First, apologies for being MIA for so long. It’s the dog days of summer and it’s been so hot that my brain has (mostly) ceased to function. I want nothing more than to stretch out on a soft white beach, … 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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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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Dispatches from the front lines (of Spring Break)

Twenty-nine, I’ve recently learned, is old—far closer to 50, at least, than to 20. I made the unfortunate discovery on what was otherwise an idyllic escape from two brutal D.C. winters full of multiple two-foot blizzards and weekly ice storms—a … Continue reading

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Postcards from Cabo

Some of my favorite pictures from Los Cabos, Mexico. The area is a stunning contrast of turquoise and colbalt-blue water, powdery sand, forbidding rocks and the arid desert. The music, “Somewhere Sunny,” is courtesy of Kevin McLeod at http://incompetech.com/.

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