New Year’s Eve day, we made a trip to Portobello Road in Notting Hill to check out the weekend market that runs the length of the street. We met my mother and brother, who are midway through a month-long Euro-trip and linked up with us in London for a couple days. Portobello Road is lined … Continue reading London Bound—Welcoming 2017 with Street-Side Champagne
I’ve never been more elated about the concept of bidding goodbye to the year then I was on December 31, 2016. A few months back, Katie and I were pondering how we’d like to ring in 2017 aside from the world’s BIGGEST BOTTLE OF CHAMPAGNE. Every New Year’s Eve, New York City opens its bridges … Continue reading London Bound—Leaving 2016 in the Dust
I am writing this a tad later than I had originally planned, as I’ve honed my procrastination skills quite well over the years. I even set a cell phone alarm for myself that was titled: “You need to write your blog RIGHT NOW!! :-)" Sometimes, you just have to yell at yourself when you know … Continue reading Scotland, Kilts & 1,000 Pubs
Crossing the border into California, we saw the lake peak out over the horizon and happily settled into our home for the night. For an extra $20, we got a 7th floor tower room in Tahoe City (the north end) which had a freaking amazing view of the lake and a shared balcony. The room … Continue reading California SUN!