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We near the end…but not without some fun updates :)

So after taking increasingly long breaks from blogging, mostly due to life happening around me, but sometimes due to laziness, I’ve pretty much decided to stop updating this website before the domain name renewal in June.  This will allow me to wrap it up neatly (6 years strong), and provide one last Trip Report– for the upcoming May Disneyland trip.  Read on for a great update on our flights! Read the rest of this entry »

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IHG magic and good news for Global Entry travelers to the UK

Hello, I’m back after a brief hiatus.  I thank you for your patience.  I was getting rid of a pesky ovarian cyst and working my travel hacks on the Disneyland trip for next spring.  Also, I have some great news that means we’ll never have to wait in that endless Passport Control line in London ever again!  Read the rest of this entry »

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Europalooza Trip Report Part 12: mosaics, stained glass, and Telepizza

We had a great night’s rest at our Barcelona hotel.  Another great thing about it besides the beds?  Free Breakfast!  We were needing some fuel to set us up for our day, which included several of Barcelona’s biggest tourist/cultural attractions.  A Gaudí extravaganza was planned, including glimpses of La Pedrera and Casa Batllo, a wander around Parc Güell, and an exploration of La Sagrada Familia.  Would curvy houses, nontraditional parks, and an unfinished church hold the kids’ attention?  Maybe.  But first, FOOD.   Read the rest of this entry »

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