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Our Lady of Paris

“Paris was a universe whole and entire unto herself, hollowed and fashioned by history; so she seemed in this age of Napoleon III with her towering buildings, her massive cathedrals, her grand boulevards and ancient winding medieval streets- As vast and indestructible as nature itself” – Anne Rice February 2007. Those chilly winter days in …

The Jet lag Made Me Do It #Carpetcleaner

Fish Balls

Jetlag. It is no joke. I’ve done a good amount of traveling in my life and I’ve never suffered from jetlag before this last week. I don’t even know how to explain how tired I’ve been the last two days. Luckily we had nothing but snow the last two days and I had two days to rest …

Bienvenido to a Baja California Adventure!

It’s February twenty-second and Baja California has welcomed me with open arms on this winters day. While most of this nation is in a deep frost I enjoyed an amazing beach view complete with the dolphins frolicking and seagulls serenading me while sipping on my coffee this morning. Las Gaviotas, our beach villa of choice …

Travels in Hong Kong 101

I live in a forested mountain area that has been plagued by wildfires for the last ten years. The smokey brown skies of wild fire season are not something that I miss about southern California when traveling halfway across the world. After a 10 hour flight from LAX where luckily we did manage to sleep …