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Ciao from Sunny Sicilia

It’s been pretty damn hard not to get all wistful these last few days. Duncan and I had our last day off excursion together on Sunday and then last day off excursion with the gang for his birthday on Monday. … Continue reading

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Plan B Approaches

I’m writing this by the pool, surrounded by Italian, Quebecois, American and Dutch accents, to name a few. My big priority today has been to avoid getting sunburned and swim a few laps ahead of going to see the show. … Continue reading

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Croatia’s Adriatic Coast

This most recent tour break was much less of a surprise than the one that came before it. Although we may have preferred it if Duncan had more work, when official word came that there would be a ten day … Continue reading

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Nice! Lebanon! Nice!

The problem with all these recent breaks is that I’ve had next to no time alone in a hotel and am now two countries behind. Lebanon has been almost wiped out by Croatia and Sicily! Oh, the humanity! Do you … Continue reading

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Minibuses, ruins and carpet fires – oh my!

One of the many benefits of W&A’s visit was that they had done way more advance research than we tend to while on the road. And they had English-language guide books! This helped us make two awesome day trips, to … Continue reading

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Beirut

I drafted this post in a Beirut cafe when our friends had left, Duncan was at work, the internet didn’t really work, and I just wanted to get down something about what it was like to be in Beirut. A few … Continue reading

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Some Delicious Things, or, Three Weeks of Hedonism

To say we ate well in Thailand and Cambodia would be an understatement. And by some strange miracle we didn’t get sick. Wha??? I kind of balked at prices of things – as though food (and other things) would have … Continue reading

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Beached

Fun fact: I’m writing this from Split, Croatia, where we’re on – guess what – another tour break. This time with M&R, exploring the Adriatic coast. It’s our first day, it’s raining, we’re all sitting around with our laptops and … Continue reading

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Siem Reap & Angkor Wat

Getting There (and away) We travelled overland from Bangkok to Siem Reap, gateway city to the Angkor Wat. Flights are stupid expensive and the other ways we looked at doing it were awkward, long, etc – especially since we wanted … Continue reading

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Bangkok

As soon as we landed in the Bangkok airport and heard Thai all around us, I was flooded with memories of my previous travels in Thailand – and super stoked to be back. However, I didn’t really think about how … Continue reading

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