On a recent trip to Dubai Blonde and Brunette’s itinerary included a day trip to Abu Dhabi. This was a guided tour which is generally something we avoid the same way we do Donald Trump and poisonous spiders.But the price was right and Dubai...―
Back when Roger Moore was James Bond and making the 10th Bond movie, “The Man with the Golden Gun”, it was filmed, in part, on an island near Phuket, Thailand. Even though the film was shot close to 40 years ago, was a critical dud and...―
Dubai has a serious Napoleon complex and appears to exist in part to achieve, document and proclaim superlatives. The world’s tallest building, the world’s tallest 7 star hotel, the word’s most twisty building (seriously), the...―
Sorry we have temporarily vanished while we’re out exploring and collecting new material for you! Right now we are in Dubai gawking at people who are gawking at us. Here are a few photos from today so you can tell we’re really here and ...―
When Blonde and Brunette were wee lasses our packing was all done by our mother. Our part of pre-trip planning was getting over-excited and giggly and hoping our grandparents would give us spending money. When they did give us money Brunette would...―
These weekly photo “challenges” are generally a fairly easy way to generate a post. But this week the theme generated ideas for selecting pictures but not much for generating prose. Mulling this existential conundrum (not that ...―
For a good 10 years Blonde has contemplated the idea of doing a home exchange in order to travel more cheaply (financially, she’s already quite cheap morally ) and stay longer in one place (sounds sexual too). But contemplating and actually...―
Huh? OK, that was an obtuse question for most people but for Blonde, it’s a real question. Last Sunday Blonde spent 11 hours in the emergency department of the Massachusetts General Hospital in Boston. Why? Was she sick at her stomach? Did ...―
Sometime in early fall of 2012 Blonde entered an online contest, sponsored by Pure Wow, for a free stay at Canyon Ranch. Both Blonde and Brunette have entered hundreds of vacation giveaways over the years never winning any and then within 6 weeks...―
Begur, and the surrounding area, is so charming, untouristy and beautiful that we have been hesitant to write about it. We are afraid that if we paint an accurate picture then more people like us might go there. But after the fabulous week we...―
Reformed Florida basher Blonde and lifelong Florida booster Brunette knew Naples would be featured in one of our “Places We’ve Loved” posts the moment we began to slobber into our bowls of smooth, creamy gelato from...―
This week’s photo challenge was, well, challenging! How often is something truly unique? If you’re pondering that question from either a scientific or intellectual viewpoint then you’re reading the wrong blog. We were just trying ...―
I love having raw quick things in the fridge for snacks. Want something sweet? It’s ...
The time is upon us to be tan and fit. I love this time of year. The best way to get ...
Crock pot cooking is perfect for anyone on the go go go! Well here is a great dinner that ...