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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 […]

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

Grillmarkadurinn, Reykjavik, Iceland

On our recent trip to Iceland, we were awed and amazed by the natural beauty of the island. Everywhere you turn, there are gorgeous vistas, mountains, water (and waterfalls) and the ruggedness of a volcanic island. After a day touring around the Golden Circle and […]

Three Days in Iceland

Three Days in Iceland

I’m on a lot of mailing lists relating to travel. Shocking, I know. I’m probably on more than is normal or healthy. I can’t help it – it’s a great way to get travel ideas and I like seeing travel sales and spending a few […]