Tag Archives: food and drink

Escape from D.C. to Palm Springs

Escaping from the city of rain meant it was easy to hop on a plane and fly to sunny California – to be precise to Rancho Mirage, Palm Springs, and Palm Desert.  My first trip there also meant I took … Continue reading

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Spring is here!

Spring is here in D.C. so I started thinking about warm weather food. That means yummy salads. Below I have a recipe for one of my favorites, but if you live in the D.C. area, Hunters in Potomac has instituted … Continue reading

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Iceland: A nice stopover

A fun way to go to Europe is via Icelandair and stop in Iceland for a few days. We returned from Paris on the day of the terrorist attacks in Belgium. We felt thankful that we flew on Icelandair as we figured … Continue reading

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Paris – the perfect city to wine and dine and walk

Paris – the perfect city to wine and dine and walk for miles without realizing how far one has walked. To start our visit, we selected one of the five three-star restaurants in Paris. These are the best of the … Continue reading

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A Perfect Getaway: Richmond

The snow is still on the ground in DC – and the roads that are cleared are full of potholes. Run away to Richmond! That’s what we did and what a perfect solution. Once one gets through the Interstate 95 … Continue reading

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Dornoch is a find!

Although I could expound on the Republican two debates, all the pundits will be doing so, therefore I am once again writing about the trip to Scotland and more amazing finds.  So … the travelogue continues this week. Dornoch is … Continue reading

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Oban: Knipoch House Hotel – what a find!

The drive from Edinburgh to Oban was one of the most magnificent visual experiences I’ve ever had and I’ve been to some magnificent scenic places in the world. Much of it is on two lane roads so I would recommend … Continue reading

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