Tag: travel

Dia De Muertos in Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Mexico

The fall before the pandemic started, I was exploring gorgeous Morelia and Pátzcuaro, Mexico, and I am now realizing I never took the chance to share my experience with you all. Since autumn is well under way and Dia de Muertos is right around the corner, this is a great time to reminisce about and

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Visiting The Strand, a Famous New York Bookstore

As a book lover, I make it a point to pop into used bookstores during my travels and I’ve even blogged about another famous one (Powell’s in Portland, OR). Today, I would like to introduce you to the Strand Bookstore in the East Village neighborhood of New York City! The store is on 12th and

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Hotel El Ganzo Review: Artsy Hotel in San Jose del Cabo, Mexico

Hotel El Ganzo exterior, white modernist building against bright blue sky with palm trees in foreground.

Have you gone on your summer getaway yet? Many US airlines have cheap flights to Los Cabos and many Mexican airlines have even cheaper flights to Los Cabos, a region of cities and towns at the southern tip of the Baja California peninsula. If you are looking for a place to stay, I highly recommend

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The Fontaine: Kansas City Hotel Review

One of the nicest parts of traveling to Kansas City is visiting Country Club Plaza. It’s a wonderful place to spend the day any time of year, but winter is special. The Plaza Lighting Ceremony, held Thanksgiving evening, is particularly nice. The lights shine every night until mid-January. Kansas City is known as the city

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Visiting the Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland

Basalt columns at Giant's Causeway

Last month I had the opportunity to visit a site that I had only recently learned about, from a children’s book, of all things: The Giant’s Causeway. Located at the northern tip of Northern Ireland, I never even considered that I’d get to see this remote natural wonder, apart from TV or the internet. This

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