Tag Archives: Albuquerque

Breaking Bad Inspires Albuquerque Tourism

Breaking BadWednesday Matinee

By Jane Boursaw

Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico

TV shows that inspire travel are nothing new. Entire businesses have been built on tours based on “The Sopranos,” “Sex and the City” and other shows. Continue reading

American Girl Saige Paints the Albuquerque Sky

Family Travel

By Jennifer Close

Destination: Albuquerque, New Mexico

Book: Saige Paints the Sky  (2012) by Jessie Haas and Sarah Davis

NOTE: American Girl Saige contest–see end of article for how to win your trip to Albuquerque.

American Girl

Saige and her pony, Picasso. Photo courtesy of American Girl

Golden green grass and brightly colored hot air balloons floating against a blue background is how Saige describes her Albuquerque, New Mexico. Saige Copeland is a fourth grader in Albuquerque and just happens to be the Girl of the Year for American Girl.  Continue reading

Capturing the Travel Seasons

Travel never goes out of season.  When Nancie over at Budget Traveler’s Sandbox challenged me to a contest to pick photos that indicate the seasons, I was happy to wander through my archives.  This is my entry in Booked.net‘s “Capture the Season”–more about the contest at the bottom of this article.


I realize it is fall when I see pumpkins and chrysanthemums. And at the Albuquerque Biological Park one autumn, they had a spectacular display.

Chrysanthemums, Pumpkins and a Pick-up at Albuquerque Biological Park

Sitting amidst the mums. Albuquerque Biological Park

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