May 2011

3 Travel Tips from 35,000 Feet

May 31, 2011

 Every Tuesday is Travel Tip Day  Today: 3 Travel Tips from 35,000 Feet We are returning from a long fun-filled weekend in Seattle onboard Southwest flight 3085. To speed the three hours of flight time, we are trying the Southwest Airlines Wi-Fi Hotspot, which is a surprisingly speedy internet connection. Considering ourselves travel lucky today […]

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Destination Photo of the Week: Where”™s this sculpture?

May 30, 2011

This sculpture celebrates children. Where is it located? Hints: It’s on the edge of a large cliff, overlooking the ocean. The location is north of the Arctic Circle.   Be the first to post your answer in comments. Check back on Wednesday for a post on the destination. Follow us on Twitter or interact […]

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Photo Friday: Space Needle Sunset

May 27, 2011

The Seattle Space Needle at sunset.  Here’s to kicking off a fun-filled summer starting with  Memorial Day weekend. We are off to visit Seattle with Kansas City friends.  And, looking forward to reconnecting with Seattle friends and favorite places. Having lived in rainy Seattle for six years, we know how to appreciate an awesome sunset. Where’s […]

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Destination Photo of the Week: Cruising into Bordeaux, France

May 25, 2011

The Prinsendam docked on the Garonne River in Bordeaux, France Bordeaux, port city built on a bend in the Garonne River in southwest France, is synonymous with the world’s most famous wine.    Founded by the Romans during the 3rd century BC, Bordeaux is one of the oldest cities in France. England ruled the city […]

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