Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas

The week before we left for Mexico was a beast.  As if a cancer scare wasn’t enough, Jeremy had to work an 89 hour week (yes, as in one week) to get ready for SXSW.  (His team’s app Stre.am is doing great by the way, if you haven’t downloaded it yet you really should!)  Anyhow, […]

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Hotel Riu Palace Las Americas

Rough Start

For Valentine’s Day weekend Jeremy and I decided to head up to Murrells Inlet.  He has been extremely busy with work lately and we thought a short getaway was in order.  Our little jaunt at leaving real life behind didn’t begin so well though.  The plan was to leave as soon as Jeremy got home […]

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The Colosseum

Oh how I miss Roma.  It is such a gorgeous city with so much to see and do.  Of course, high on that list is the Colosseum.  My fascination with the Colosseum started young.  In my early years of middle school we had to make a model of a famous piece of architecture.  My partner […]

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What to Pack for Costa Rica

When we went to Costa Rica I had never been anywhere tropical before.  I was at a bit of a loss for what we should pack.  I knew that we planned to spend a lot of time basking in the sun but I also knew that we really wanted to get out and explore. This […]

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Hummingbird Garden Costa Rica

Playa Grande

While we were in Costa Rica we visited a number of beaches.  I was really surprised by the lack of shells.  Somehow, I never imagined Costa Rica as a rocky beach sort of place, but more of a powdery sand and seashell kind of place.  I mentioned this to someone at the resort we were […]

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Playa Grande