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  How to describe the pristine unspoiled breathtaking beauty of Iceland? Majestic volcanoes and glaciers tower over cliffs and steaming foothills sweeping down to the churning sea past breathtaking waterfalls and rivers of pure glacial melt.  These raw swaths of nature … Continue reading

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Road trip time!!

OK people! The clock is ticking. School is almost out, and it’s that time of year when you pack up your little people and hit the road for Family Vacation.  You’re either counting the days or dreading it (or more … Continue reading

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Cabo Baby!

I have been vacationing in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico since the mid-1990s (old I am!), and have watched it grow from a scruffy spring break party town into a destination for families, retirees, cruise ships, grown up getaways, and yes … Continue reading

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Tokyo tastes…

Japan has been on my bucket list for a long long long long time, and I thought this post would be all about how I am so happy to have checked that box with our Winter trip last month.  My … Continue reading

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Beach hopping in Costa Rica

Here’s a quick recap of our recent Winter Break week in Costa Rica with the kids – great adventure! We spent half the week on the beach, and a few days around the volcanoes (I’ll post separately about that part of … Continue reading

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Unwinding upvalley (Napa that is)

Ahh wine country in the summer.  Not a bad spot to escape from the rat race for a few days, and for me it’s especially nice that I don’t even have to get on a plane!   Here are a … Continue reading

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Hello Calistoga!

We zip through Napa Valley, sunroof wide open, as the highway narrows to a smooth two lanes, bypassing the toniest wineries, the Oakwood grocery, the subtle turnoff to Yountville (hi French Laundry!), wave to the passing wine train!, slow to a … Continue reading

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