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The Unexpected Joys of Travel

Posted on
Jul 6, 2009
 
Posted in: Road Trips, WTF

I’m convinced that the best thing about traveling anywhere are those one-of-a-kind unexpected experiences no one else has. Seeing the Hoover Dam is amazing, but seeing a cloud shaped exactly like Yoda just outside of the Hoover Dam is even better (more on that later). Getting there, it seems, really is half the crazy.

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24 Hours in Portland

Posted on
Jul 5, 2009
 
Posted in: City Guide

Being in Seattle, it’s nice to have Portland so close. Only a two-hour drive to my hometown’s weird little sister (the one who’s a lot of fun to hang out with, but who’ll drink the last of the milk and will sleep on your couch for three months straight). It’s so easy to get there…

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How Not to Get Robbed While Traveling: Part 2

Posted on
Jul 2, 2009
 
Posted in: Advice, Top Ten

Part 2: Protecting yourself and your stuff while traveling You may have read through yesterday’s vicious diatribe on thieves, and how to protect your home while you’re away. Today’s installment will focus on how to protect yourself while away from home. And now, for our exciting conclusion …

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How Not to Get Robbed While Traveling: Part 1

Posted on
Jul 2, 2009
Posted in: Advice, Top Ten

Part 1: Protecting the home you leave behind from burglary I hate thieves. I truly believe there is a special level of hell for people who steal from others (A very special level of hell. A level they reserve for child molesters and people who talk at the theater).

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Ja, Voll? NEIN!

Posted on
Apr 28, 2009

Last week, the hubby and I found ourselves in Munich for National Beer Day (insert joke here about how every day is National Beer Day in Bavaria). The hubby had a beer, and I had Johannisbeer juice, which we determined, after a lengthy discussion that nearly involved diagrams, to be currant juice (clearly, I am…

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Top Ten Cures for a Vacation Hangover

Posted on
Apr 27, 2009
 
Posted in: Advice, Top Ten

The Hubby and I got back from a week-long trip to Germany yesterday, and I’m in the throes of a nasty vacation hangover. (Not the worst one I’ve ever had, thankfully. The time I was 16 and returned from a three-week trip to Europe, heartbroken and so deliriously tired that all I could do was…

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