Welcome! Take a Look Around

Posted in Blogging
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So here she is! My brand new website.  What do you think (pause for applause)? A few weeks ago I announced my blog's 5 year birthday present - a much needed facelift (so L.A., I know), but then she sat quietly all by herself for a few weeks. Why?  Not surprisingly I have a solid list of…

Denver’s Hotel Monaco

Posted in Accommodation| Hotels| USA
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A few weeks back I found myself making a last minute, overnight trip to Denver, Colorado. No business to attend to, no friends or family to see, just an extended layover with plenty of time to head into the city. Since I didn't have any agenda, I decided to make this quick trip about the hotel…

Out of the Dungeon: At Houston Intercontinental Airport

Posted in Airports| USA
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After a few recent layovers at Houston Intercontinental Airport and I realize I have to give that airport kudos.  Normally if you're catching a flight on a small regional airline, your find yourself leaving the bright and bustling area of the main terminal and trudging down to the dimly lit, low ceiling'd dungeon of the airport…

Why Would You Wear That?

Posted in Airports| Fashion| Flights
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If you spend enough time in airports you see some some interesting outfit choices. From the person who avoids extra baggage fees by wearing half their wardrobe to the one who is clearly going directly from the airplane to the night club.  You see it all.  On my most recent trip from LA to Atlanta via…

Travel Expert’s Travel Fail

Posted in Brazil| Planning| USA
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OK...it's confession time. I have hesitated in writing this post for a few weeks now because it pains me to admit to a huge travel fail.  And I have no one to blame for it by me.  While I'd rather keep this embarrassing admission to myself, I'll share it with you all so you, my fabulous…