Carnival Splendor & The Eastern Carribean

  Saturday Dec. 10th- Boarding The port of Miami greeted us with warm rain and eager people ready to get their cruising on. As we made our way onboard the ship, pink zebra circles seemed to be the main thing of focus (they are plastered all over the walls). I learned later that The Carnival…

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Miami Daze

Hospitality The Mark, the building we stayed in (booked through VRBO), is located in Miami’s Brickell neighborhood (think high rises in a financial district). It houses a semi-formal restaurant & bar on the waterfront by the name of Crazy About You. We enjoyed dinner here our first night (Wednesday night the restaurant was packed with…

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Miami Day 1 – Take 2

Magic City I just recently learned that Miami is also known as the “Magic City.” And (don’t you dare follow in my footsteps and start a sentence like this…), of course I would like to know by what means. Perhaps it is the fact that the city itself is built atop swampy wet land that…

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Miami & A Privileged Millennial (Day 1)

Day 1: Some philosophical thought… If my hometown Portland, Oregon has taught me anything, it is that a city’s growth in this economy is more than doable. What I still have yet to side with is the rationality of it all. Does a city expand and renovate its interior under the premises that it is…

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