The Cliffs of Moher are Ireland’s most popular natural attraction, and you certainly start to feel that while waiting for a spot in the car park. Once you have maneuvered a parking space, crossed the road, and passed the gift shops, you can finally begin your hike up the cliffs. It does not take long to […]
2015 is hectic, in the best possible way. We have it jammed with travel and even a couple life milestones. So in between all of that, dealing with hackers, and forgetting to pay my hosting service (oops), I have turned to food and drink rather than blogging. So here is where I have been and […]
Other than a food tour, we had zero hard commitments on our Berlin itinerary. This left of plenty of time to explore East Berlin, and hang out in Mitte in particular. The backyard alleyways would be perfect for a beer in summer, but still seemed festive in winter against grey skies. The street art and […]
Before I left, we left. Rome can be a fantastic city to live, but just like anywhere, it’s good to get out. We needed a break from the distractions of daily life. The work emails, the over-committments, the stuff… oh god, how did we end up with so much STUFF? Before two months apart, we […]
After 6 years in Los Angeles, where looking at someone the wrong way could lead to trouble, moving to Rome was a relief. It felt safe. And Rome IS safe for the most part– but there is also so much petty crime, including break-ins and bike snatchings. Worst of all are the pickpockets in Rome. […]
I am a few days tardier than those devoted souls known as ‘good bloggers,’ but it is finally the weekend. As I sit here with one too many espressi coursing through my veins, and a brief but furious downpour outside, I am trying to sketch out how I want to shape 2014. (New Year’s Eve […]
Right now I am craving Turkish coffee, missing a lovely friend, and hoping that everyone in Istanbul is safe and well. P.S. We aren’t currently in Istanbul, but we are in a place that starts with “I”. Any I-deas?