Monthly Archives: May 2011

Schloß Benrath (The Pink Palace) – Düsseldorf, Germany

One of the more popular palaces to visit around the Düsseldorf area is Schloß Benrath, otherwise known as The Pink Palace (for obvious reasons). The front of the pink palace boasts a large man-made lake with beautifully textured bottom and … Continue reading

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Photo | In the Clouds

New York, NY It’s foggy days like today which make structures in New York City seem even taller than they really are.  Here the Empire State Building hides it’s upper floors and spire in the clouds.

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Fare Compare Getaway Maps

Got a specific budget, but not sure where to go with that money??  Compare prices on a world map with fare compare getaway maps!  While the prices are not exactly what you’ll end up paying for a ticket, they allow … Continue reading

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Photo | Decorative Traffic Circle

Algeciras, Spain While I do absolutely love the painted trees which decorate this traffic circle in Algeciras, I also laugh every time I see this photo as these colorful trees are a symbol of being lost for me.  Damany and … Continue reading

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Photo | La Fontana

Partanna, Sicily The fountain in Partanna stands today almost as a memory of times past.  The decorative urn divides la fontana into two sections; one for drinking water, the other for cleaning laundry.  It was in this long end that … Continue reading

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Ristorante Asellina – New York, NY

Perfectly situated just two blocks from my job, Asellina is a restaurant which stole my heart before I even entered.  I had been eying the place since they opened, passing it every day on my way to the train.  Finally … Continue reading

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Photo | Shattered Rainbows

Seville, Spain The dark interior of the Seville Cathedral (Catedral de Santa María de la Sede), home of the tomb of Christopher Columbus, allows the sun to playfully shatter rainbows through the stained glass windows that surround it’s main space, … Continue reading

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Roberta’s – Brooklyn, NY

If there’s one thing New York City is good at, it’s Pizza.  And with the rush of young people moving into the more industrial parts of Brooklyn, comes more of that city favorite. It seems that with the influx of … Continue reading

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Photo | Roma at Night

Rome, Italy Who doesn’t love the romantic feel of ruins lit up at night?  Rome is one of those magical cities that provides such ambiance around every corner.  The ideal city for a couple to stroll after a few glasses … Continue reading

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Quote | Lao Tzu

“A good traveler has no fixed plans, and is not intent on arriving.” ~Lao Tzu

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