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My Summer of Zoos; how do they stack up?

September 25, 2011

What is the best zoo in the world? I guess I couldn’t really tell you that until I had been to all of the zoos in the world. I can, however, tell you about some great ones that I had the chance to visit over the summer. This summer we traveled from Seattle to Portland [...]

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Cruising Alki Beach, West Seattle

August 15, 2011

When it comes to seeing a city, there are many ways to get around from place to place and strategies to seeing all the most important tourist attractions. Seattle is a very spread out city, for short term visits it doesn’t pose much of a problem with so much to do in the downtown area [...]

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Ballard Locks: The Most Famous Tourist Attraction in Seattle

July 26, 2011

I pictured the Ballard Locks to be just some docks spread out into the water where you could see all boats big and small crossing. I am not sure where exactly I got that idea considering that the Locks actually are the pathway that boats take when they cross from Puget Sound into Lake Washington, [...]

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Sunday Photos: Best of Seattle

July 24, 2011

As I’m leaving Seattle today, I am sad to say that it will be a while before I again step foot in this lovely city on the Sound. Being away from the city for almost two years made me determined to see the best of it (and show it to Lorenzo) while I was here [...]

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Celebrating 100 posts on Wayward Traveller!

July 11, 2011

As I watched the numbers on my WordPress dashboard in the recent days, I thought that writing my 7 Links post as my 100th post would be a good way to commemorate my achievement. The truth was that I wanted to get that post up while everyone else was still out doing theirs so that [...]

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Dealing with Unexpected Culture Shock

July 1, 2011

When I came back from Sydney, back to the States from my first ever extended trip abroad, nothing looked the same. I couldn’t understand the way that some people were living, I was so used to what I had experienced in Australia for the past six months. My friends didn’t understand, they were happy to [...]

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Vacationing in my Own Backyard-Weekend Itinerary

June 29, 2011

This post is my entry into the TBEX Blog Carnival contest sponsored by Cambria Suites of Choice Hotels International Services Corp. When I’m abroad, my answer to the standard travel question Where are you from? is always Seattle. People know that city, even if they aren’t from the States. If I were to tell people [...]

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