Tag Archives: Road Trip

New Orleans: the French Quarter and beyond

I could have spent about two more days months just walking around the French Quarter admiring the houses and snapping far too many photos. I actually tripped multiple times while we were there because I wasn’t looking where I was going, … Continue reading

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New Orleans: the music

It’s hard to imagine dancing to the dull beat from a DJ’s speakers and enjoying it after the amazing live music we experienced in New Orleans… That is no doubt the most wanky sentence I’ve written on this blog but it’s … Continue reading

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New Orleans: the food

New Orleans quickly and dramatically elbowed its way to the top of my list of all time greatest cities in the world, ever. I immediately loved everything about it; the rich and complicated history, the Spanish architecture, the friendly and … Continue reading

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Adventures in Austin, Texas

Austin is one of the coolest cities in the US. It has an incredible music and arts scene, great food and is chock full of students (usually a good marker of a progressive place). It’s also known as the least … Continue reading

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Arriving in Texas

So I’m only just over a week behind ‘real time’ in terms of blogging our trip, but we’ve done so much stuff lately that I feel like I have some serious catching up to do. As someone who leans towards … Continue reading

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5 things to love about Santa Fe, New Mexico

I really knew nothing about New Mexico before we arrived, except that Breaking Bad was filmed and set in Albuquerque. While unfortunately we didn’t have time to stop in the city now best known for crystal meth and Walter White, we did get … Continue reading

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Tucson, Arizona

As I’m sure you can imagine it was kind of tough to leave Malibu, but the weather had soured a bit and we were really excited to get back on the road again to visit more relatives. We thought we’d … Continue reading

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Malibu: part 2

Some more photos from day two in The Bu. Do people actually call it that?! I hope so. As you can see the weather was awful: We had breakfast out on the balcony again because there is just no beating … Continue reading

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Malibu: part 1

We had such a glorious time being back in LA with Andrew’s aunt and uncle. California really does feel like home now. We got to stand still for almost a week, enjoying great food and company. We saw Taylor Swift’s … Continue reading

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A summary: USA road trip part 1

On Tuesday we arrived back in Los Angeles after 3 months on the road! Our epic adventure took us up the west coast from LA to Vancouver, then east to Calgary before zigzagging down through Montana,Wyoming, Idaho, Utah and Colorado … Continue reading

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