Photo Friday: Magnificent Macaws
Macaw tallons

Almost without fail, the best experiences while traveling are the ones that are unplanned. You can plan to see the main sights and attractions, plan to eat at the trendy restaurant, plan to go to that famous museum, but often what you just stumble across ends up being far more memorable. And so it was […]

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Photo Friday: A Very White House Christmas
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Earlier this week I had the opportunity to take a holiday tour of the East Wing of the White House. While I’ve lived in DC for nearly 2 years, I‘d never done a tour of the President’s home and wasn’t sure what to expect. I was blown away by the opulence: crystal chandeliers, marble floors […]

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Photo Friday: Little Havana, Miami
Cuban food

“We are so going to get stabbed,” my friend quipped as we got out of a cab at the west end of Calle Ocho in Little Havana. I rolled my eyes and began walking east. For those who think that Little Havana is a typical tourist destination, pristine and tailored to consumerism, its not. Not […]

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Photo Friday: Denver Art Museum
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Hello, my name is Kelly and I am in love with an art museum. That museum would be the whimsical Denver Art Museum. Spotting it from blocks away (and even from my hotel room window) I knew that I was going to enjoy the place. The sharp, soaring, angular lines of glass and titanium that […]

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Photo Friday: Ottawa After Dark
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Newsflash – Ottawa is a pretty place. National Wat Memorial I didn’t have many expectations for Canada’s capitol city, but the “pretty” caught me off guard. Parlament Hill from the Museum of Civilization Don’t get me wrong, there are plenty of pretty cities out there, but I think the true test of a city’s allure […]

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