Archive for September, 2012

Lebanon

Written by on September 29, 2012 in General, Middle East & Gulf States with 2 Comments
Lebanon

My flight on Royal Jordanian went by quicker than I thought and I woke up just before landing in Amman, and after a quick layover, I was en route to Beirut.  Despite US State Department warnings against all travel to Lebanon, I’d met several travellers this summer who’d gone and said it was fine and […]

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US Open, Electric Zoo & Quick SF Stop to Re-Pack

Written by on September 10, 2012 in General, North America with 0 Comments
US Open, Electric Zoo & Quick SF Stop to Re-Pack

Trying to keep to my plan of witnessing my own Grand Slam this year, I had to add New York City to the itinerary to pay my 12th visit to the US Open and see all my favorite pros.     It definitely didn’t hurt that the Electric Zoo Festival was also happening over Labor Day […]

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Spain 2012

Written by on September 4, 2012 in Europe, General
Spain 2012

It was sad to say goodbye to Cat, Micki, Alisa and Tom, but also nice to know I’d see them again in SF in a few weeks.  I settled into my typical travel-day attitude and was armed and ready with my laptop and nook to entertain me through getting to the Nice airport early and […]

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Cote d’Azur, France

Written by on September 3, 2012 in Europe, General with 1 Comment
Cote d’Azur, France

I may have gotten a little carried away with extra pictures on this one, but we did so many cool things, I felt like I couldn’t leave any of them out. Anyway…even with a 3 hour layover, my willpower was enough to withstand buying anything in duty free in the Vienna airport before catching my […]

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