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LAKE ARROWHEAD’S BEST KEPT SECRET

Welcome! Thanks for stopping in. Today I’m excited to share with you Lake Arrowhead’s best kept secret. Little did I know until recently that located right here in the San Bernardino mountains is a very special winery. It’s called Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery and it’s a real treasure to our mountain community. Perched at […]

LAKE ARROWHEAD'S BEST KEPT SECRET | Sycamore Ranch Vineyard & Winery | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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VISITING BRATISLAVA SLOVAKIA

Today we will be visiting Bratislava Slovakia, the second port of call on our Uniworld cruise on the Danube River. You may recall that we began our cruise in Budapest, Hungary, a place Brad & I really enjoyed.  Everyone’s heard of Budapest, right, but how many folks could find Bratislava, Slovakia on a map? Well, before […]

VISITING BRATISLAVA SLOVAKIA | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SAIL AWAY WITH ME ON UNIWORLD’S S.S. MARIA THERESA

Greetings! It was earlier this summer that Brad & I took a trip to Europe that included a wonderful voyage down the Danube River. I have been meaning to share this trip with you for sometime, which began with our visit to beautiful Budapest that I blogged about here. So, at long last, today I […]

SAIL AWAY WITH ME ON UNIWORLD'S S.S. MARIA THERESA | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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SHE SAID YES

It has been an eventful week in the Becker household. Our middle son Taylor, who is currently on vacation from law school, asked his girlfriend of 6 years to marry him!  And…SHE SAID YES! Taylor called us about 2 months ago to share the news that he had purchased a ring and planned to propose […]

SHE SAID YES | A Marriage Proposal in Yosemite | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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MAGNIFICENT RITZ-CARLTON BUDAPEST CLUB LOUNGE

Greetings and thanks so much for popping in today. I’m so happy you are here to explore the magnificent Ritz-Carlton Budapest Club Lounge with me. If you’ve been following along lately you’ll know that on our recent trip to Budapest, Hungary, we stayed at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel. It truly was one of our best-ever hotel experiences. […]

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EXPLORING ENCHANTING BUDAPEST

It was a beautiful day above the clouds as our Delta aircraft approached Budapest, Hungary. This would be my first trip to Budapest, a city that was only liberated from communism in 1989. So today I am delighted to be exploring enchanting Budapest with you. It was exciting when the Danube River came into view, […]

EXPLORING ENCHANTING BUDAPEST | The Danube River | View from Fisherman's Bastion | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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CHECKING IN TO THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL BUDAPEST

Hey there! Thanks for stopping in today. As you may know from following along, Brad & I recently returned from a trip to Europe. After flying Delta One in comfort and luxury to our first stop, Budapest, Hungary, we were anxious about checking in to the Ritz-Carlton Hotel Budapest. Image Via On our taxi drive from […]

CHECKING IN TO THE RITZ-CARLTON HOTEL BUDAPEST | www.AfterOrangeCounty.com
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FLYING DELTA ONE AIRBUS 330-200 SEATTLE TO AMSTERDAM

FLYING DELTA ONE AIRBUS 330-200 SEATTLE TO AMSTERDAM Greetings. Today I want to share with you my recent experience flying the Delta One class of service on an Airbus 330-200 from Seattle to Amsterdam. It is always a daunting task to decide on flights, classes of service and types of aircraft when planning a long […]

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