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Marsala Memories: Sicilian Caponata

Marsala Memories: Sicilian Caponata

Last summer, Pete and I were in Marsala, Sicily to attend the beautiful wedding of our friends, Matteo and Giovanna. We were very excited to share our friends’ special day. As an added bonus, we had an “excuse” to go to Marsala, a town that […]

Falling for Iguazu

Falling for Iguazu

Iguazu Falls may suffer from an identity crisis. While the name means “Big Water”, the falls are referred to as Iguazu Falls (English), Iguazú Falls (Argentina), Iguassu Falls (Brazil) or Iguaçu Falls (Brazil). Whatever the name, they are the largest waterfall system in the world. How large? Nearly […]

The Royal Palace – Gyeongbokgung

The Royal Palace – Gyeongbokgung

Happy Valentine’s Day! Today is a day to treat your partner like royalty! Men, if you were in South Korea today, you would be receiving chocolates from women as a sign of affection. Speaking of South Korea, has everyone been watching the Olympics? We are well […]

Seoul Searching

Seoul Searching

One year ago today, I was in Seoul, South Korea. We spent three days in total there last winter. We were heading to Bali to celebrate my birthday (Hey! Happy Birthday to me!). Now, while I admit that geography is not my strong suit, I […]

Drinking in the Cloakroom

Drinking in the Cloakroom

During Prohibition, the US saw more than its fair share of speakeasies and alcohol for these joints was smuggled across the border courtesy of Canada (American friends, you are welcome!). Secret knocks, secret doors, secret handshakes and having to “know” someone was all part and […]

It’s All About the Olives!

It’s All About the Olives!

If I seem a little tired this week, it’s because I spent most of last week climbing trees. Almost 100 trees to be exact. Was I having a childhood flashback? Nope. I was climbing olive trees. As I’ve mentioned before, in Italy, olive oil is special. […]

Exploring Oslo

Exploring Oslo

A long desired trip to Reykjavik, Iceland gave Pete and I the opportunity to do a two-for. Iceland Air’s insanely cheap flight offer was too good to pass up. The added bonus was that we could book the Reykjavik trip as a “stop-over” and add […]