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Taste The Coast: In-N-Out Burger

Living on the East Coast I’ve always heard of the famous west coast In-N-Out burgers. There is always so much hype about the food being so fresh and just plain better then anything that can be found on the East or in the Midwest. I never paid these claims much attention: for one thing, we […]

19Apr2011 | | 1 comment | Continued
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In The Beginning There was Alice Waters

Nowadays I can’t walk a few blocks with out seeing a restaurant advertising that they are serving local food. I think this is a great trend! I believe this is just getting back to basics. Over forty years ago a young Alice Waters returned to the basic way of life by severing local organic foods […]

30Mar2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Late Night Eats in San Francisco

After a long day of activities a good meal is always needed. When we spent the day exploring San Francisco, California with our good friend Haseeb he led us to a couple of great late night joints that really hit the spot. At Yamo we got a Asian noodle fix and  at El Farolito Taqueria […]

2Feb2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Tucson To-Do’s

The special climate, attractions, and landscape of Tucson, Arizona make it very unique place to visit. With some of my family acting as guides we got to see a lot of what the area has to offer. We visited the one and only Sonora Desert Museum, Saguaro National Park, and the historical San Xavier del […]

22Jan2011 | | 0 comments | Continued
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A True View of the Grand Canyon

America is an incredible place; we have saved and preserved our beautiful landscapes and natural architecture through the park systems. The Grand Canyon is one of the best known National Parks; I went once when I was young and this was Brian’s first trip to this iconic place.  I am glad we made a point […]

12Jan2011 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Getting Acquainted with Albuquerque

Albuquerque we found to be a big city with a friendly feel. We went into the area already with a list of places to eat, provided to us by our friend Jen Eden, who grew up in Albuquerque. Though we couldn’t eat at them all, we did make it to a local pizza chain call […]

5Jan2011 | | 1 comment | Continued
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Under the World: Carlsbad Cavern National Park

Under the the earth’s crust lies a completely different world!  Water boils underneath Yellowstone, lava flows beneath mountains, water shifts and flows creating caves, sulfuric acid wears at limestone, and the caverns that the water has long ago left are up for exploration! At Carlsbad Cavern Nation Park in New Mexico we had the chance […]

30Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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McKinney Falls: What Lays Beyond Austin

A natural wonder sits just outside of downtown Austin. McKinney Falls State Park is were we camped while visiting the Texas city. McKinney falls turned out to be amazing place itself. Being able to camp so much along our trip has been great. By camping we have been able to see another side of the […]

24Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Big Bar-B-Q in Hill Country

Everything is bigger in Texas.  This, of course, includes flavor! While driving through Texas we made a stop at Hard Eight Pit Bar-B-Q to get our first taste of real Texas ‘que.  We dined with the locals and had an experience that can only truly be found in the Texas Hill Country. We had tried […]

17Dec2010 | | 0 comments | Continued
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Music for the Soul at The Parish in Austin

Austin Texas is supposed to be home of some of the best music and music venues around, so we had to see for ourselves if we could find an authentic Austin experience. We were told to check out 6th St. for music by our camp ground host. 6th street was full of local college students […]

12Dec2010 | | 2 comments | Continued