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Player Pianos in the Arcade Museum

There’s an arcade museum in Fisherman’s Wharf. My favorite part was the player pianos. I’m actually using this post to test out whether or not scheduling posts is working too, so please excuse the brevity. But scroll down to check out some of the player pianos.         ...

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San Francisco Bushman Scares Tourist

I was having trouble finding food I can eat and I was in a bad mood.  And then I saw this and it made my night. And the best one… I was originally calling him a tree man, but it turns out he is the San Francisco (World Famous) Bushman ...

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Why I Always Return to Vegas

I get asked a lot why I go to Vegas pretty often.  I’m definitely not a heavy gambler, and I basically play the penny slots as if they are an iPad game. I like to have a good time drinking wise, but not a Vegas amount of drinking. So why ...

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Sometimes the Best Souvenirs are the Silliest

While my husband and I were still dating, I took a work trip to New Orleans–his previous home. Since he’s a New Orleans expert, I asked if he wanted to come along to also show me around. While en-route to my final destination, my aunt–whom I was close to–passed away. ...

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The Monorail in Vegas is Not Worth It

Vegas has a monorail that’s automated.  That part is really cool But the monorail in Vegas is probably the worst way to get around. The monorail is positioned behind the hotels.  So you have to walk through the entire casino to get to the monorail.  When you are at the ...

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Why I Want Uber to Succeed in Paris

One thing I’m familiar with is getting ripped off by taxis in Paris. Some drivers automatically assume Americans don’t know where they are going and do crazy routes (and add unnecessary surcharges) to rip you off. Pizza in Motion had good advice.  If you know you are getting ripped off ...

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How Trips Can Be Lonely

I love traveling by myself AND with other people. But sometimes traveling solo can get lonely at the most random times. I was traveling alone, and the Hyatt brought up an amenity for me.   I don’t know why, but having TWO wine glasses for just me made me tear ...

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My First Trip on My Own

The travel bug had to start somewhere–right? When I was growing up, I got into competitive figure skating and was traveling across the country for different competitions–with my parents. One year, my parents could not make it to the entire competition.  They could come to the competitive part, but not ...

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Rebels Without a Cause–literally.

A few years ago, I was having a really bad day so my friend decided we were taking a trip that second.  That exact moment–no prep. So we got in the car and went. It ended up being a really fun trip.  We went out past Manassas to the battle ...

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