If you’re new here, you may want to subscribe to my RSS feed. Thanks for visiting!In a tiny Chinatown shop in San Francisco, no bigger than a one-car garage, in an alley barely wider than an airplane aisle, there lives a very special cookie company, The Golden Gate Fortune Cookie Company. Every day they pump [...]
Entries Tagged as '30-Second Vacations'
December 9th, 2007 · 4 Comments
October 9th, 2007 · No Comments
Grab some beads and get ready for your debut performance on Girls Gone Wild. Bourbon Street is where you make your parents proud and your ex-girl and boyfriends jealous.
August 22nd, 2007 · No Comments
Drag a bar stool up to the piano and soak in the atmosphere of the oldest building in the French Quarter. It’s been standing since around 1772. And with Mike Hood on the keys you’re be sure to remain entertained until well past when you fall off said stool. Travel Betty Basics Lafitte’s Blacksmith Shop [...]
July 29th, 2007 · No Comments
The motto for this fine surf city is “Keep Santa Cruz Weird.” A quick stroll along Pacific Avenue finds that citizens (as well as transient characters) are more than happy to oblige. Other Betties blogging about Santa Cruz: Bastard of Art and Commerce Clearly Enlight Mountain Bikers of Santa Cruz
July 16th, 2007 · 1 Comment
Ease yourself into a seat on the terrace of the Old Cataract Hotel in Aswan, Egypt (as famous for its views as its relation to Agatha Christie’s Death on the Nile). Musicians seranade you as feluccas drift lazily by and the sun slips down behind Saharan sands. Orbitz: Don’t you deserve a little TLC when you travel?
July 4th, 2007 · 1 Comment
We came upon this gentleman playing his rababa for us outside the temple of Medinet Habu in Luxor, Egypt. Go ahead and enjoy half a minute of his musical stylings. You just might feel compelled to give him some baksheesh. Orbitz: Don’t you deserve a little TLC when you travel?
July 2nd, 2007 · No Comments
Even though I don’t consider myself a religious person, I am fascinated by the history and origins of different religions. Therefore, I was quite excited to catch a glimpse of the Burning Bush. But after squeezing with 1,000 other people both entering and exiting through a single door best suited for a Keebler elf, I [...]