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It was cold in Poznan

This is an orchid from inside the Poznan Palm House! Quite an horticulture feat really as I trudge through ice and melting snow.



My roots are buried in two different
countries that I call home,
in two different
languages I call my tongue.
Perhaps this is why I’m always so torn…

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Our 2010 Road Trip, Part 6: The Zoo That Chocolate Built

In my son’s youth we tried to accommodate him on our road trips with at least one kid-friendly stop, usually either an amusement park or zoo. 790 more words


New Heights

Illinois is a flat state. I work on the 15th floor of a building blocks from the shore of Lake Michigan, and you can see to the horizon in every direction – no obstructions anywhere. 364 more words


Havana’s Symphony of Sound

In this uncommon travel piece, Reif Larsen writes about Cuba’s contradictions, photogenic beauty, and daily ode to music. See full article at The New York Times… 1,005 more words


Travelogue: Penang Hill, Malaysia

You haven’t been to Penang until you’ve been to Penang Hill.” – That is the tagline for Bukit Bendera, or Penang Hill, the highest point on the island and one of the must-visit tourist places here. 428 more words


International love - trying to get over a crush and accidentally falling in deeper - what now?

Have you ever been so attracted to someone you can FEEL it actually driving you insane?

Dear readers, welcome to Travel Plans for Miss Fancypants. 985 more words