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My Spring and Summer Travel Itinerary

April 23, 2012

Tweet At the Colca Canyon (the 2nd deepest in the world!) in Peru two weeks ago The tickets are booked and I am furiously tweaking my itinerary.  It is a doozy and even rivals my epic spring/summer travel adventures of 2009 and 2010. Do you want hear where I’m off to this spring and summer?  [...]

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Our home away from home in Dubai: The Pullman Mall of the Emirates Hotel

April 23, 2012

Tweet Liebling and I had the pleasure of staying at the luxurious Pullman Mall of the Emirates hotel during our trip to Dubai.  The Pullman was a great place to rest our weary bodies after the long, hectic days of exploring busy Dubai.  The large room was bright, tastefully decorated, and extremely well appointed, with [...]

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Souks and boats in Old Dubai

March 25, 2012

Tweet For those who say that Dubai is a destination devoid of “authenticity”, I double triple dare you to take a stroll through Old Dubai.  Far from the glitz, glamour, and sometimes non-sensical opulence the newer part of the city is known for, Dubai’s old town transports you to a completely different world. We decided [...]

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An afternoon at the Burj Al Arab hotel

March 19, 2012

Tweet We feel woefully inadequate as we hand the keys to our rented Ford hatchback to the valet in front of the Burj Al Arab, the most luxurious hotel in the world. Around us is a flurry of activity as guests and valets drop off and hand back extravagant vehicles- mostly blinged out SUVs that dwarf [...]

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