Holiday Photo Essay Slovakia, Poland, Austria

Hello All,

We are having a wonderful time on our fragrant journey, this first picture is Jin and I on top of a ski mountain. In Poland then later in the day with his wonderful brother and family at lunch.
Then we move to our Prague shopping madness which was a blast.
You’ll see in Vienna that first we met up with our newest foreign corespondent, Val, who is the owner of Armadillo Cookies and Bikes with her husband. The cookies are beyond incredible and you can find them in a few select places throughout Europe but I think in 2013 that she will be going global. Val will do her first Guest Post in March.
Lastly, we went to dinner with the amazing Birgit ( beer-git with the g like gum) and Michael (the husband) who are the most beautiful couple. Birgit is willowy, blonde and with an ethereal beauty that is a little otherworldly, is also extremely clever and was a nurse and psycho therapist. Who knew? Of courses she is the worlds most loved frag blogger for a reason and we were prepared to love her, as we did, from the outset. The big surprise was Michael who is a SPUNK! Sure, he is very smart and funny, has a great sense of humor and some good stories but Michael stole both Jin and my hearts before entree was served. If you are reading Michael, we are smitten.
Food was awesome and conversation flowed until I felt my head starting to nod with the warmth and the wine, we skipped dessert and had a coffee but it was not enough to keep me from fading. Jin and I walked home and fell into bed exhausted.
More next week,
Portia xx

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33 thoughts on “Holiday Photo Essay Slovakia, Poland, Austria

  1. Everyone looks so happy and like you’re all having so much fun. Birgit seems like such a sweet lady. It sounds like you and Jin have been super busy on this trip. You’re going to need a vacation to recover from the vacation. 🙂

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  2. There is such happiness emanating from all these photos! It’s wonderful. I adore the one of you and Jin atop the mountain. A lovely couple! I’m so glad you’re having a blast, though if you keep up this breakneck pace, you’re going to wiped out before you hit New York. I hope you get a little rest, Portia. 🙂

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  3. Oh Portia, I had a massive smile on my face reading this post and looking at the pics. Thank you so much for the update! How wonderful you all look. Enjoy the rest of your whirlwind adventure.

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  4. So nice to see pics of you and Jin having fun! I’m sure you’ll have a blast sniffing in N.Y.C in the spring. I just had a little vacation there to visit friends and sniff as much niche as my nose could handle. Enjoy the rest of your trip!!

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