It's always a good time to head to Albuquerque, New Mexico for Balloon Fiesta!

Timely tips for enjoying Albuquerque’s Balloon Fiesta

As I write this, the official countdown on the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta 2015 website reads: 0 days, 23 hours, 12 minutes, and 12 seconds remaining before lift-off on October 3, 2015.  What an exciting time for balloonists, fiesta organizers, and lucky ticket holders who will be making their way to the launch field for this […]

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Neon sign in downtown Portland. We've been told the nose lights up at Christmas!!

20 Great Places to See: Northwest Oregon

As anyone knows, there are lots more than 20 great places to see in Northwest Oregon, but when you only have one week in paradise, you have to pick and choose.  Our trip began in Portland on the Fourth of July with sightseeing and food tasting for two whole days.  Then it was off to […]

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Sleeping in Gainesville: The Laurel Oak Inn

Now don’t get us wrong here.  We stay in plenty of chain hotels and appreciate their standardized accommodations.  But when we have leisure time the morning after a stay, we look for bed-and-breakfast inns where the owners are friendly and open, the breakfast is something we’d love to post on Pinterest, and the rooms are […]

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