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Two Weeks in Cancun

As if we hadn’t already spent enough time in Mexico this year (and not nearly enough time in countries other than the U.S. and Mexico), we returned to Cancun, Mexico for two weeks in August. The grand plan was to … Continue reading

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Final Thoughts on Mexico City

Yeah, yeah, we were only there two weeks and we will definitely be going back, but you just know we have thoughts. Mexico City can be done very cheaply. You can get amazing street tacos for a mere seven pesos … Continue reading

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Two Weeks in Mexico City

So, we recently spent two weeks in Mexico City. It was fantastic. Clean, safe, and plenty to do. So, what should you do there? Well, here are a few of our favorite things. Eat. Yes, eat. The food is fantastic. … Continue reading

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Sightseeing in Spain

Although we spent over two months in Spain, much of what we did wasn’t blog worthy. (And, as you well know, my standards for what is blog worthy don’t even come close to Elaine’s standards for what is sponge worthy … Continue reading

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Day Trip from Madrid to Segovia

So, we already told you about our day trip to Toledo. Now, let us tell you about our favorite day trip from Madrid. It was to a town called Segovia. Segovia is a small town (about 50K people) about an … Continue reading

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Day Trip from Madrid to Toledo

So, due to a variety of factors (stupid covid, Spanish holidays, etc.), we ended up spending something like twelve days in Madrid during our seven or so weeks in Spain. Which is a lot of time in Madrid. A lot.

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Would you look at those knockers!

Hey!  Get your head out of the gutter (I’m talking to you dad)….this post is about the famous door knockers of Cartagena. Cartagena is yet another UNESCO world heritage site.  I don’t think the doors or the door knockers were … Continue reading

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A day trip to Versailles

We didn’t do much in Paris due to the transit strike and the nasty weather, but before the strike got going we made our way to Versailles for a day.  Here is what we learned (a bit tongue in cheek).

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Day trip to Lucca and Pisa

A day trip to Lucca is a piece of cake from Florence, and well worth it.  Just hop on the train and go.

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Florence in pictures

Even in November, when the rains come and the sun rarely shines, Florence is one of the most beautiful cities we have ever visited.  The old quarter is a UNESCO world heritage site and there is just one thing after … Continue reading

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