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Day 181: Comparing Tea Cultures

Since the Australian culture is quite closely related to the English culture, there is definitely more of a tea culture Down Under than I originally expected. People often call it “morning tea” or “afternoon tea” when they are having a snack with the beverage; a nice cup of tea is always on the list of things to do. Hannah mentions Read more
July 8, 2011 · Continue Reading · 0
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Day 170: Why I Will Strive to Go Carry-On Every Trip, Every Time

Day 170: Our missing piece of luggage, found the next day.
Some trips it is just not possible to carry it all in carry-on sized baggage. It depends on the weather, the airline’s carry-on baggage restrictions, your need to take certain stuff (maybe you have some books and gifts to bring along) that you normally wouldn’t. In our case, Pat… Read more
June 30, 2011 · Continue Reading · 13
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Day 167: Let Me Tell You About the Paris Buffet

Day 167: Enjoying Desserts at Paris Buffet
Vegas. It’s a place to indulge. A place to put just a little bit more money on red, have another yard-length margarita and put yet another bite in your mouth. We’re going to talk about the last point. Vegas has more buffet restaurants than you can count. Buffets. Mile-long buffets (it seems). You… Read more
June 28, 2011 · Continue Reading · 4
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Day 166: Old Vegas, Quirky Fremont Street

Day 166: Hanging with Heather on Fremont Street
Anytime someone is able to pick up and move out of their small-ish hometown, it’s kind of a big deal. It’s even more of a big deal when that person picks up and moves home to Las Vegas! Heather, a good friend of mine since kindergarten and another intensely gigantic fan of… Read more
June 27, 2011 · Continue Reading · 5
Day 164: My Latest American Craze... Pirate's Booty

Day 164: The Latest American TV Craze

Day 164: My Latest American Craze... Pirate's Booty
Some years back, television in America was overcome with shows incorporating home design and makeovers. After that, house flipping was a big thing. It was constantly one show after another on different channels taking the concept as their own — and for good reason. People loved them. Well, this trip home has… Read more
June 25, 2011 · Continue Reading · 1

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