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November 20, 2009

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Asado Chicken at “The Garden Of Chicken” in Cascais, Portugal

November 15, 2009

I Can’t Get Enough Of The Circus Signs In Spain and Portugal

November 12, 2009

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Rear View Mirror. Douro Valley, Portugal.

November 8, 2009

1267 R. do Bonjardim, Porto, Portugal (SCARIEST ABANDONED HOUSE EVER)

November 6, 2009

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Lola Puts It All In Perspective

November 4, 2009

I have been trying to keep up with all of the Travel World drama over the past few weeks and can barely keep my head above water after writing, let alone my Twitter feed. Lola lays it out really well here.

“This may sound like the passive-aggressive or easy way out, but step back and truly reflect on these simple words. If you know yourself, your strengths, your weaknesses, and your true goals and purpose in life, external forces and influences within your control really won’t dampen any inherent resolve or visions.”

One Travel Word I’d Be Happy To Never Hear Again

November 4, 2009


so gay.

One Year After The Election…I Look Back At How Buenos AIres’ Expats Saw It All

November 3, 2009

I really enjoyed writing this one.  Checkit:

"Barbara left home after her husband cheated on her, leaving her a stockpile of cash awarded by an “asskicking judge”. In Argentina she found that her money went further, that healthcare was cheaper (often free) and that she could make money by fact-checking for a US based company."