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The Commoner Is Anything But Common

Achievement: #21. Charcuterie Face-Off | #44. Kimpton Staycation

Rounding out our trio of Kimpton Staycation posts…on the night we stayed at the Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, we had a pretty sweet board of cheese and charcuterie at the hotel’s restaurant, The Commoner. Check out the hit parade of cheeses and meats, plus our recommendations! Continue reading

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The Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh: Our Wondrous Kimpton Staycation

Achievement: #44. Kimpton Staycation

When we learned that Pittsburgh was getting its very own Kimpton hotel, we immediately made a date for a little staycation. Here is the chronicle of our trip down the road to the Hotel Monaco Pittsburgh, a lovely new jewel in the Kimpton chain. Continue reading

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Eats & Sleeps On The GAP: Rockwood To Cumberland

Achievement: #75. Great Allegheny Passage Bike Trail

There’s more to the GAP Trail than just great scenery. Here’s what we enjoyed along the journey in terms of food lodging from Rockwood to Cumberland! Continue reading

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Sturm And Drang At The 2012 Zinfest

Achievement: #3. Zinfest

So, as you may know from Twitter posts, we went to California back in March for our yearly wine country vacation. We may have hated most things about Los Angeles, but one thing we LOVED was being only a short … Continue reading

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A Touristy Day In Seattle

Achievement: #95. Seattle for a Day

And now, it’s time for Part Two of our exciting Seattle adventure! Prior to our trip, I bought one of those Eyewitness Travel Guides for the entire Pacific Northwest (I’m a total nerd about travel guides, and this series in … Continue reading

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