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Our Air B n’ B on the North Shore

When we were planning our trip to Kauai, we knew we didn’t have the money to stay in swanky hotels the entire time, so we looked into other options.  We knew about Air BnB, have heard some really good reviews, and even have some good friends who run one of their own, but we never…

Kauai Mau Loa

We just got back from a wonderful 8 day trip to Kauai and I’m pretty much decided that we will need to live there one day.  It’s so beautiful.  And despite getting bitten by nearly every mosquito on the island, I had an amazing time!   Life moves much slower over there in Kauai, and…

Tripin’

I declared, “I need to be on an island.  I need to feel like I’m actually far away.  An ocean away.”  So that’s where we are going to go… Sometimes I think planning and anticipating a trip is the best part about taking one.  It’s been over a year since husband and I have taken…

Say Say Say Room

The room we stayed in at The Union Hotel in Los Alamos is called the Say Say Say  room, because it’s the filming site of the music video of the same name with Paul McCartney and Michael Jackson.  A video that is so cheesy it’s bad, and so bad it’s gone back round to good.  Husband and…

Little Los Alamos

More from the city that sleeps, and sleeps in, and has wine with breakfast….Los Alamos! We were there for two days and within that time, they knew our regular orders at Cafe Quackenbush, and the locals were waving at us and calling us by name.  It was like Stars Hollow, so naturally, I was in…

1880 Union Hotel

As much as I love Los Angeles, sometimes I need a break from our fast-paced, busy lifestyle.  So Husband and I decided to escape up the coast and spend a weekend in Santa Barbara.  But not downtown SB, we opted for something a little more rustic…. ♫ ♪  Caleb Meyer – Gillian Welch The Union…