Holy moly… 2 Plus 2 were going to Morocco. We were absurdly excited to finally add an African destination to our passports. It was our fourth continent! We had envisioned Morocco in our minds; a mixture between an action packed spy thriller and a vibrant, colorful, marketplace… the Bourne Identity (actually filmed in Morocco!) meets [...]
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Ireland. You’ve probably heard the stories of its lush, green, rolling hills and smiling, welcoming residents… and please believe us when we say they are all true. We’ve been lucky enough to experience some Irish hospitality in heartwarming Dublin over several brief trips in the past couple of years. Between the four of us, we’ve [...]
The history of Chicago is rich and storied. The city started as a gateway to the Mississippi river basin. From Lake Michigan ships brought goods that supplied the midwest and blah blah blah great fire of 1871, immigration, deep dish pizza, Chicago dogs, Chicago Cubs, Al Capone, Art Deco, prohibition, speakeasies, Mayor Daley, State Street, South Side, the Miracle Mile, and the Sears tower (we mean the Willis Tower).
The plan was to go on a quick vacation to some place warm to celebrate the New Year; however, at the very last minute, plans fell through for Kristen and Manny’s trip to Miami. Of course, we couldn’t just stay home this year; the travel bug had already set in and there was no turning back.
Besides our love for new cultural experiences, pursuits of adventure line up just as many trips on our vacation agenda. For the past 13 years, A+L+M have selected a new location each year to quench our undying love of the snowy mountains. Luckily, with all those excursions, we’ve never had a bad one… some absolutely [...]
You have been blindfolded and placed in the middle of a lively cosmopolitan city. As the blindfold is removed a smile comes across your face. You immediately notice the architecture, fashion and the cafes. Your heart jumps. PARIS! It must be. Then you notice the soft, almost romantic, dialect of Spanish being spoken… a slight [...]
Northern California… known for sunshine, scenery, the seaside and a relaxed, bohemian lifestyle full of red wine and gourmet eats! Who wouldn’t want to visit? Besides our love for exploring the unknown throughout Europe and South America (and soon to be Asia!), we find it so important to also know where you come from. America’s [...]
What is it about Las Vegas that makes everyone yell… VEGAS! V-E-G-A-SSSS!!! It is a universal response from every demographic. Man, the marketing company that came up with that did a phenomenal job. Utilizing the memories and essence (for those too young to remember) of the Rat Pack era, mixed with the enticing ‘anything goes’ [...]