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Fall Colors in Colorado, A Guide

“Life starts all over again when it gets crisp in the fall.” —F. Scott Fitzgerald It’s that time of the...

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Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award

Look, Mom! I’ve been nominated for the Sisterhood of the World Bloggers Award! 🏆 What an awesome surprise to be...

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Swimming with the Whale Sharks

How do I begin to express my feelings right now. This is the fastest I’ve ever rushed to “pen &...

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Kaiseki and Sukiyaki ~ Meals at a Ryokan

My father believed that the act of eating was more than just unconsciously stuffing your mouth with food. He was...

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Staying at a Ryokan: A Traditional Japanese Experience

“Konnichiwa!” That’s all I was able to pick up as the desk clerk at our ryokan smiled and welcomed us....

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Introduction to the “Weekender”

Sometimes a weekend (or long weekend) is all we have for a quick getaway. Or, maybe you’re a bit like me...

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Exploring Shanghai on a Vintage Sidecar Motorbike

It’s the early morning before my Far East adventure will come to an end. Although the time is only 7 a.m.,...

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G’s Margaritas with a Kick: Cucumber, Jalapeño & Lime

There’s always a reason to celebrate life with Margaritas, in my opinion. I recently returned home from a month in...

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Remembering My Experience as a Young Exchange Student

Once upon a time… There was a girl (me) who was sent far away from home by her parents while...

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A Walk in Montmartre: Off-the-Beaten-Path

During the 1890s, Montmartre was a popular amusement district boasting rowdy cabarets, theaters, circuses, and decadent, gaudy dance halls where...

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10 Peruvian Foods You Must Try before You… Eat a Guinea Pig

If you’ve ever traveled to Peru, you may have noticed that some people like to eat their furry pets. I’m...

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My Writing Process

The lovely Kavitha, from Red Bohemia has invited me to join in this interesting and fun project. I was just...

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Where I’ve Been

“I haven’t been everywhere, but it’s on my list.” This is a very popular quote by Susan Sontag, a Jewish American...

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Meteora… Suspended in the Air

“We’re going up to the air,” he said in broken English. I looked at him perplexed. “You know, to monasteries…...

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No Brooke Shields at this Blue Lagoon

Iceland. It all started with a “cheap” flight to Europe requiring we stay in Iceland overnight – an extended layover. I...

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It’s time to Make a Little Fig Jam

When I was a child, I remember pulling a fig from a tree. I ate it. I hated it. Twenty...

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The People, Faces of Peru

A Photo Journal Photographing local people when I travel has always made me feel like I’m intruding in their personal...

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Train Travel… G’s List.

This is my ever-growing list of trains. The ones not crossed out are some train rides I’d really like to...

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Wow! A Liebster Award-Thanks!!

Travel with G was nominated for the Liebster Award! I’m so excited… Wait… What’s the Liebster Award?  Just to come clean here,...

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My Solo Train Ride Across Peru’s Central Andes

“Are you traveling all by yourself?” There was a look of curiosity – and admiration – in her eyes. “Uhmm… yes?”...

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