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July 25th, 2010 - 12:46 pm § in Travel

Vinyards, Scenic views, Fruit Loops – Oregon in 10 days (part I)

Image via Wikipedia The first stop in our trip to cover Oregon was Portland – this city cought me by surprise and shook my heart. Laid back, relaxed, cool. Most people wore tattoos, some more than others,  there was an air of freedom and cool. Hippie rich areas of forests, gardens, parks, dot[...]

July 25th, 2010 - 12:39 pm § in Travel

Weekend break: West Virginia – great wine festival, kayaks, romantic cabins and really bad food

Image by forestgladesiwander via Flickr This weekend the hubbie and I finally stopped playing coach potatoes, rolled out of the sofa and went for a roadtrip in West Virginia. Why there? it’s somewhere where we have never been, it’s close enough to drive from NJ, we heard about its green [...]

October 3rd, 2009 - 11:57 am § in Easy Cooking, Travel

Wine and Cheese at the Sud de France Festival, NYC

Image via Wikipedia Five years ago I had a chance to travel south of France for a week or so:  starting with Orange, continuing down to the glamorous Cannes,  the calm Nice and the much-too-expensive-to-even-have-a-drink-in-but-absolutely-mesmerizing Monaco. My memories are mostly a mix of blue s[...]