Category: Travel Tales

Texas Hill Country

For Memorial Day weekend Keltin and I visited the Fredericksburg in the Texas hill country. Rolling hills covered with trees or with neatly plotted vineyards. The roads were lined with wild flowers. Bright spots of color against a bright green background. It was a beautiful and busy weekend. We aren’t the type to relax to

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Weekend Wandering: Miss Saigon

I have season tickets to the Dallas Summer Musicals and one of the musicals was Miss Saigon. I probably should have looked up a short synopsis before going but I like a surprise and didn’t want to spoil the story. I’ve never been to a musical or show in general that was so raunchy or

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Study Abroad: Ponte Vecchio

Probably one of the more well known landmarks of Florence, Italy is the Ponte Vecchio that spans the river Arno. It is the oldest bridge in Florence although it was rebuilt in 1345 and has withstood many events from wars to floods. No days the Ponte Vecchio is lined with jewelers shops – over priced

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Review: Gen Korean BBQ House

I realize that restaurant reviews are not something that I typically do on this blog but sometimes a place is just that good. One of the places that Keltin studied aboard while in college was South Korea and we have been looking for a good Korean BBQ restaurant for a while. On a coworker’s recommendation

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Swimming in the Mediterranean

One of the things that I remember most about visiting Cinque Terre was swimming in the Mediterranean. It was after lunch and the day was so hot. The water was an translucent blue with hints of gray and it was cold, so cold. I’m not sure if it was so cold because the day was

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Study Abroad: Cinque Terre: Summer 2012

My apologies for the hiatus on flashback Italy posts but things have been busy. While on my study abroad trip on of the day trips that we went on was to Cinque Terre. Cinque Terre is actually five cities by the sea. We only made it to two of them but it was worth it

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Easter at the Ranch

This year we got to spend Easter weekend at my parents property. With all the rain this spring the place was covered in flowers. My sisters enjoyed a nice horseback ride that actually ended with them swimming the horses The dogs all had a wonderful time to and just ran and played for nearly two

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