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The Quilotoa Loop

The Quilotoa Loop

What Is The Quilotoa Loop? The Quilotoa loop is a set of hiking trails that runs through the Ecuadorian Andes, a few hours south of Quito. The pinnacle is the crater lake in the town of Quilotoa – hence the “Quilotoa Loop”. Technically, it is […]

Hipster Paris: A Weekend Trip

Hipster Paris: A Weekend Trip

Paris, je t’adore Paris holds a special place in my heart: it was my first major international trip; I studied abroad there in college; and in many ways it’s tightly woven into my family history. If I go too many years without a visit, I […]

A Week Vacation in Portugal

A Week Vacation in Portugal

I had a work event in Barcelona over a weekend, so we decided to tack on Portugal after that.  We had about a week.  I had been to Portugal once before – Evora and the Algarve – but never to Porto or Lisbon (other than […]

A Weekend in Barcelona

A Weekend in Barcelona

This past June, we headed to Barcelona for a weekend. A couple of days certainly isn’t enough to do and see everything you might like. Especially when some of the time is taken up working, as it was for me. So, this is by no […]

Morocco Photo Journal

Morocco Photo Journal

Marrakech Essaouira Taroudant Skoura Erg Chebbi Fes Casablanca  

South Africa and Swaziland

South Africa and Swaziland

In October 2013, we took a 2-week trip to South Africa and Swaziland. KRUGER NATIONAL PARK The first stop (after a 15 hour flight and a 4 hour drive), was Kruger National Park.  We knew we wanted to do a safari, but all of the […]