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Where to Eat in Santa Fe

Santa Fe is definitely a foodie town so don’t think it’s going to be cheesy Tex-Mex everywhere you go.  After 7 trips here, I have tried most of the popular fine dining and casual spots in town so here are my favorites in each category.  Plus, some silly pictures of me and my cousin having… Continue reading Where to Eat in Santa Fe

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Ten Thousand Waves Spa, Santa Fe, NM

Every time I travel to Santa Fe, I always plan a spa visit to Ten Thousand Waves, which is probably my favorite day spa in the U.S.  It’s located in the hills above Santa Fe on the way to the ski valley and is a peaceful retreat that is modeled as a Japanese onsen.  It’s… Continue reading Ten Thousand Waves Spa, Santa Fe, NM

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Meow Wolf Art Exhibit in Santa Fe, NM

I just returned from a quick weekend in Santa Fe with my cousin and am now back in the 100+ degree heat of Texas. Boo-hoo.  Our main reason for visiting Santa Fe this weekend was to check out the Meow Wolf art exhibit, which is definitely one of the weirdest art shows in the U.S. … Continue reading Meow Wolf Art Exhibit in Santa Fe, NM

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My Definition of Luxury Travel

I think what people consider “luxury” versus “normal” or even “budget friendly” when it comes to travel is all in the eye of the beholder.  To me, saying that something is a “luxury” item when it comes to travel really means that (i) it’s a bit more money than I would normally spend to eat,… Continue reading My Definition of Luxury Travel

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Argentina! But not till 2019….

I had really been hoping to visit Asia in Spring 2019 using miles but I just couldn’t get the mileage to work on or about the dates we needed to leave and return. I actually have quite a bit of flexibility in April but was looking to make it a 13-15 day trip and American… Continue reading Argentina! But not till 2019….

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Coupeville Town, Whidbey Island

During our 3 day visit, we also drove over to the town of Coupeville, which sits on Penn Cove where the famous Penn Cove mussels are harvested.  They had a small sailing regatta on Saturday, which featured some local farmers and artists selling their wares, two old wooden sailing ships that you could tour and… Continue reading Coupeville Town, Whidbey Island

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Visiting Whidbey Island, WA

Steve and I spent 3 days on Whidbey Island visiting our good friend, Karen, who moved there about 6-7 months ago.  She is actually living in Port Townsend right now which is a 20-30 minute ferry ride away but is still looking for a permanent place on Whidbey.  We flew into Seattle and then made… Continue reading Visiting Whidbey Island, WA