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  • Sleeping in Sevilla

    Our welcome to Sevilla couldn’t have been any better.  We immediately fell in love with the colorful buildings and beautiful architecture of the city, and our arrival at our hotel, Las Casas De El Arenal,  just pushed it all over the top.  Aside from being adorably buttercup yellow and decorated with a mix of antiques […]

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  • Exploring Sevilla

    8:30 a.m.   We were late risers this morning after our flamenco show and very late (although normal in Spain) dinner last night, that brought us home at around 12:30 a.m. 9:30 a.m. We headed down to breakfast at our hotel, Las Casas De El Arenal, and holy breakfast spread!  They had just about anything […]

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  • Barcelona Day 3

    8:00 a.m. A lazy morning for us today, as we both enjoyed a much later than typical wake up call. 9:00 a.m. We skipped breakfast at Ca La Maria, and instead decided to head out right away to our first stop, in hopes that we would find something to snack on along the way. 9:20 […]

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  • Hola Barcelona

    11:30 a.m.  We arrived in Barcelona and surprisingly walked straight through customs without waiting in line. 11:35 a.m.  Cue the great wait for our luggage.  So much for feeling like we were going to zip out of the airport. 12:00 p.m.  We were still waiting for our luggage. 12:25 p.m.  We were still (not so […]

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  • Spain Bound

    Okay guys, so I’ve been chomping at the bit to share this news with you…we are going to Spain!  And actually…we are leaving today!  (In fact, we are probably on our way right now.) So, a couple things about this trip.  First, I did not plan everything out.  I repeat, I did not plan everything […]

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  • My Philly Style

    After a great night’s sleep, I woke up early ready to conquer my old stomping grounds.  First plan: run the Schuylkill.  The Schuylkill River Trail was where I ran most months of the year when we lived in Philadelphia, and when I get to go back and literally relive my steps, it makes me so […]

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  • City of Brotherly Love

    Since we were heading East for Thanksgiving this year, I figured that I might as well try and add a few extra stops to see some family and friends who live on the East Coast.  Before turkey time in Virginia, I flew into Philadelphia for a few days, and boy was I excited.  But seriously, […]

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  • Crystal Bay

    Even though our first few days on Koh Samui were mostly comprised of sunning and swimming, our time flew by.  What felt like the blink of an eye was actually time to change hotels and our location on the Island.  We headed a little bit South to a very small area called Crystal Bay.  Home […]

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  • Island Time

    Exploring, wandering, cooking and eating done in Chiang Mai, the time had come to head South to Koh Samui.  And honestly, after 2 weeks of urban traveling, the hubs and I were beyond ready to spend a full week doing nothing but some serious r&r on the beach. Flying into Koh Samui, our excitement was […]

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  • Cooking in Chiang Mai

    One of the things that the hubby and I were most excited about doing while in Chiang Mai was taking a full day cooking class.  We both love food and cooking (which you have clearly picked up on by now), and getting to learn how to cook Thai food and bring that skill home with […]