Monthly Archives: August 2012

City of Bears, Fountains, Clocks, and More: Bern, Switzerland

I somehow managed to turn a week in Tuscany with some friends into a month-long trip in Europe.  Unlike my other trips I will be traveling with friends and family for the next 4 weeks, and yesterday I began the … Continue reading

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Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner: Incredible Stories from North Korea

Yesterday we had a rare opportunity to host a dinner for a young North Korean defector named Kim Jin-Sung.  A full 24 hours later I am still processing what I heard and learned from him, most of which was so … Continue reading

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Thank You New Mexico, Until Next Time

Our family holiday in New Mexico was fantastic throughout but ended with an unexpected travel day that almost took us to Los Angeles due to a canceled flight (mechanical problems).  Oh, American Airlines agents…  I had one on the phone … Continue reading

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Santa Fe: Great Art, History, Food, and Relaxation

Our last full day in Santa Fe was a combination of all that (great art, history, food, and relaxation) and more! Day 4: Santa Fe, New Mexico Itinerary Breakfast @ Tia Sophia (@ 7:30AM again!) Pecos Pueblo National Historical Park … Continue reading

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One Day in Taos, New Mexico

Until I went back to sort through the photos of our one day in Taos, I didn’t realize how full our schedule was for the whole trip (I made everyone get to breakfast each morning by 7:30 or 7:45!)  As … Continue reading

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Land of Enchantment: New Mexico

Last week as I was knee-deep in planning a family holiday to Spain I couldn’t help but think about our trip last summer to New Mexico.  I blogged about what we did the first day but never finished the rest.  … Continue reading

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I Love New York… in the Summertime

I only had a few days to spend in New York this summer but as expected in this great city, I was able to pack in a lot.  It was enough to get my New York fix but not enough … Continue reading

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